Eric David Johnson, p/k/a/ DJ Bunny Ears, is a music producer, music supervisor, record producer, director, musician, filmmaker, writer, artist, photographer & DJ. Rooted as an independent artist, he is a multi-award-winning music producer having spent over 18 years in the advertising industry. Prior to his current role as the Senior Vice President, Executive Integrated Music Producer at McCann Advertising in NYC, Eric begin his career with ad agency Wieden + Kennedy, followed by senior roles with Young & Rubicam New York, DDB Chicago and music supervision firm Search Party Music.
Eric has won numerous industry awards and accolades working with/for such clients as: Nike, Microsoft, Coke, Mastercard, Verizon, Lockheed Martin, State Street Global Advisors, L’Oreal, Target, USPS, Pepsico, Budweiser, Reebok, McDonald’s, LG, Honda, MTV, VH1, Nokia, Campbell’s, ESPN, Bacardi, Dell, Gatorade, NHL, Land Rover, NASCAR, Xerox, State Farm, Colgate, Starbucks, Mars/Wrigley’s, Skittles, Starburst, Oreo, EA Games, MGM, Jose Cuervo, Oppenheimer, New York Lotto, Office Depot, TED, IDEO, Qualcomm, Cigna, U.S. Army, Nespresso, Nikon, FiOS and National Geographic.
He has also written and directed music videos and award-winning TV commercials for Nike. Originally from Milwaukee, Eric's nomadic career has led him to make homes in the cities of Portland, Los Angeles, London, Brooklyn and now New Jersey, where he currently resides with his young family. He is part of the music/art collective Pulseprogamming and regularly DJs at events and venues around the world.
Eric is widely regarded as a thought leader in best practices for music-centric creative advertising, and regularly participates in international panels, juries and conferences such as SXSW, MIDEM, Cannes, AICPs, CLIOs, London International Awards, CMJ, BUMA (Amsterdam), Canadian Music Week, Music Finland, SPOT (Denmark) and Iceland Air
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