Team | My Summer as a Goth


Tara Johnson-Medinger ~ Producer / Writer / Director

Tara Johnson-Medinger

With over 20 years of experience in the film and television industry. She is the Producer of MY SUMMER AS A GOTH and the feature, CITY BABY (2013) and two documentaries ROCK N ROLL MAMAS (2013) & THE WINDING STREAM (Premiere SXSW 2014, Theatrical Release 2015).

Tara is the Executive Director of The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) and founder of Sour Apple Productions. She served on the founding board of directors of the Women in Film Portland Chapter (WIF-PDX) for three years and was awarded the 2013 Service & Inspiration Award by the Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA). Before moving to Portland, she was a manager of affiliate promotion at the FOX Broadcasting Company in Los Angeles for six years.

Brandon Lee Roberts ~ Producer / Writer

Brandon Lee Roberts

Screenwriter and producer Brandon Lee Roberts joined forces with producer Johnson-Medinger in August 2009. His first script, IN THE MORNING GLORY, was a Sundance Screenplay Competition and Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition Semi-Finalist (top 10) in 2001. Roberts' current projects include feature comedy screenplays MONTE JOHNSON PROFESSIONAL CUDDLER and A MARRIAGE OF INCONVENIENCE. Roberts is also currently developing WOBs, a web series based on the characters from My Summer as a Goth.