HJ FILMS is a Nashville-based creative collective of film professionals who have worked around the globe for more than 12 years specializing in television commercials, corporate films, short narrative films and documentaries.

HJ FILMS owns and operates NASHVILLE AERIAL, specializing in film and television drone footage acquisition.

We have produced hundreds of corporate films, short films, and branded content for network programming and web-based viewing.

HJ FILMS was founded by Steve Horswill-­Johnston, a five-time Emmy Award winning director, producer, aerial cinema­tographer, and communi­cations executive with more than 20 years’ experience in both for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Born and raised in San Diego, CA, Steve began his career as an on-air radio broadcaster and filmmaker in both the San Diego and Los Angeles markets.

HJ Films has produced numerous documentary and corporate films, for clients such as NFL Films, Amazon, Hyatt, Jack Daniels, Country Music Hall of Fame, and Vanderbilt University.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

  • Running Back to Forward (director)
  • Global Young People (director)
  • An Invitation to Hope (director)
  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit (director)
  • Reflect, Reclaim, Rejoice (producer)

The Telly Awards honors excellence created within television and across video, for all screens.

  • See All the People
  • We Still Believe: Celebrating 50 Years of United Methodist Church
  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit
  • An Invitation to Hope
  • Resurrection
  • Church 2092
  • Digital Diary: Christine
  • Digital Diary: Laura
  • The Gift
  • Pastor or Savior