Rebecca’s debut feature HONEYTRAP premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2014, where she was nominated for the Best British Newcomer award. It was released in the UK to critical acclaim, including four-star reviews in The Guardian and Total Film. It has an 86% score on Rotten Tomatoes.
HONEYTRAP had its US premiere at SXSW in 2015. It secured US distribution with Ava DuVernay’s Array, and is currently available on US Netflix. In the UK it has screened on Sky TV and London Live.
In 2016, Johnson began directing TV, starting in the US with The Magicians for Syfy, Supergirl for Warner Brothers and Impulse, for YouTubeRed and Doug Liman’s company Hypnotic. In the UK she has directed episodes of Call the Midwife.
Rebecca continues to write her own film and TV projects and is slated to direct Underneath, a female-led action thriller set on a diamond trawler off the coast of Namibia.
In 2016, she was named one of Hollywood’s top 30 rising female directors on the Alice Initiative list.