Private Project

Road To 50 Miles

"Road To 50 Miles" chronicles the journey of two women as they train for and run a 50-mile race, an ultramarathon. Their journey leads them on a discovery to find their true heroes and inspires an entire community to help them get across the finish line.

  • Brandy Johnston
  • Kara Wilson
    Key Cast
    "Runner 1"
  • Jennifer McMahon
    Key Cast
    "Runner 2"
  • Brandy Johnston
    Executive Producers
  • Kara Wilson
    Executive Producers
  • Jennifer McMahon
    Executive Producers
  • Aga ChenFu
    Executive Producers
  • Gail Reisenauer
  • Q Darnall
    Sound Design
  • Shaye Swanson
    Original Music Composition
  • Jill Reisman
  • Cameron Melka
    Motion Graphic Artists
  • Amanda Meyer
    Motion Graphic Artists
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 24 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • LA Femme International Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    October 17, 2020
    World Premiere (Virtual)
  • Hollywood Screenings Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    April 17, 2021
    Honorable Mention
Director Biography - Brandy Johnston

Brandy W. Johnston is the CEO of House Of Johnston.  As CEO for the past 10 years, she has created an impressive portfolio as chef, educator, chauffer, housekeeper, costume designer, co-disciplinarian, personal shopper, hair stylist, events coordinator, life mentor, lullaby expert and occasional trash-taker-outer. Johnston also works as a philanthropist with countless non-profit organizations by volunteering as a Girl Scout leader, room parent, PTA volunteer, nutrition docent and stage mom.  She works tirelessly, with help from her CFO, Jason Johnston, to bring out the humor and fun in this fast paced and sometimes stressful industry.  She boasts that this is the most important job of her entire career and when her tenure is complete she hopes to deliver to society a responsible, compassionate and driven young adult named, Hailey.
Prior to her CEO position, she was a supervising producer in Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA.  Most recently, she worked for Buster creating and developing promos, commercials, network rebrands and motion graphics for television.  She produced / co-produced 7 feature length micro-budget films during her time as a freelance producer.  Brandy got her career start as a project manager for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA. 
Brandy produced and co-directed Expressing Motherhood - South Bay in 2016 and 2017, a stage performance show where real people get on stage and tell their stories of motherhood.
She is currently Producing and Directing Road to 50 Miles, a documentary about two women running an ultramarathon.

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