Johnny Langdon is the Founder and President of Bumbershoot Productions, Inc., and Bumbershoot Film Works, Fort Worth based motion picture and television development companies, which he runs with independent film producer Carolyn Pfeiffer. Within BPI, Langdon is involved in overseeing the acquisition of theatrical material, the creation of original stories and treatments, and the editing of screenplays. Although based in Fort Worth, Langdon and Pfeiffer regularly visit Los Angeles, where Bumbershoot collaborates with writers, agents, consultants, and his longtime entertainment attorney, Stan Coleman.
Langdon's commitment to the film community is reflected in his role as the Chairman of the Lone Star Film Society (LSFS) that hosts the Lone Star Film Festival in November of each year in Fort Worth's Sundance Square. Now in its 11th year, Lone Star continues to bring the best of independent film to North Texas.
The LSFS provides a year-round series of film programs including screenings at the Kimbell, The Amon Carter, and the Modern Art Museums in Fort Worth. LSFS also provides film related educational outreach programs for kids at Cook Children's Hospital, The Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Worth, The Young Women's Leadership Academy, and some of the schools within the Fort Worth Independent School District. These programs are growing rapidly and provide kids with a way to think about storytelling and learn how to produce and edit their own videos.
Since 1973, Johnny Langdon, a native of Fort Worth, an attorney and an entrepreneur, has created companies involved in cancer research and treatment, biomass co-generation, and technology for the enhanced recovery of deep heavy oil and light tight shale oil (LTSO.)
He is married to Anne Hodge Livet who lives in New York City and owns and manages Livet Reichard Company, Inc., a special events company specializing in raising money for non-profit organizations and cultural institutions. Current clients include Elton John AIDS Foundation, New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Maestro Cares, and Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), among others.