Johnny Smith is an internationally recognised live action and animation screenwriter.  His range of work includes film, TV and books.

Johnny Smith created the hit Disney movie Gnomeo & Juliet and the British cult comedy classic Mike Bassett: England Manager. This autumn his adaptation of the Cornelia Funke novel Dragon Rider will be released worldwide. As well as film, Johnny has written lots of shows for TV including Dennis and Gnasher, Muddle Earth - where he was lead writer - and Danger Mouse for the BBC. His children's books ‘John Smith is Not Boring’ are published by Scholastic.


He lives in London with his wife and daughters.

More information about Johnny can be found through  Christian Ogunbanjo at United Agents