Patrick Johnson has joined Jim Henson Prods. as a writer, producer and designer.

In his new role, he will develop, produce and direct projectsfor the company on an exclusive basis and will work closely with senior VP, creative affairs, Alex Rockwell.

Before joining Henson Prods., Johnson developed and produced projects for Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures. Among his well-known credits, he produced, directed and wrote the film “Spaced Invaders” and directed an episode of the TV series “Dinosaurs.”

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