Tiphanie Watson Johnson

Tiphanie Watson Johnson

Special Projects Manager

Atlanta Mayor's Office of Film & Entertainment

Tiphanie Watson Johnson, a savvy professional and philanthropist, has built a solid reputation as a hardworking businesswoman known for her creativity and innovation. Tiphanie joined the Mayor’s Office of Film & Entertainment in 2015 as the Special Projects Manager to bridge the gap between creatives and the City’s film & entertainment sectors through community engagement and partnerships. Johnson also manages AMOFE’s Creative Industries Fund partnership with Invest Atlanta, created to support local content creators. She began her career working in experiential marketing with brands such as the Miami Dolphins, SanFrancisco 49ers, University of Miami, and Clear Channel Interactive. 

Johnson’s unique skillset landed her in the co-manager seat for Big Boi, one-half of the Hip-Hop duo Outkast. During her six-year tenure, Tiphanie wore many hats i.e. co-managed his film & music projects, marketing, and launched the Big Kidz Foundation. Tiphanie’s diverse background have afforded her the opportunity to utilize her talents

working on varies film, music, and TV projects. Tiphanie’s been featured and/or contributed to outlets such as Atlanta Film Festival, Bronze Lens Film Festival, American Black Film Festival,  VH1 Fabulous life, MTV My Super Sweet Sixteen, Uptown Magazine, Jezebel Magazine, Sister 2 Sister, and Essence Young Women’s Leadership Conference.


A Georgia native, Johnson graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and St. Thomas University with a Masters in Sports Administration & Marketing. 

Her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for helping others sparked her to birth the non-profit brand Sugga’s Industries International, Inc., where she exposes underserved communities to opportunities not readily available to them through education, health& wellness, and the arts. 

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