From local grocer to global icon. Filmmaker Anthony Wonke explores how Johnnie Walker became embedded in popular culture & has managed to still be there 200 years later.
After uncovering some of the fascinating stories from Johnnie Walker’s journey while working with the brand, we decided to dig deeper. The result is an independent documentary about Johnnie Walker (not for Johnnie Walker) that provides an insight into how the brand went from a small town in Scotland, to having a spot reserved in almost every bar around the world –
“From Emmy & triple BAFTA-winning director Anthony Wonke, The Man Who Walked Around the World looks at the rise of Johnnie Walker; from playing a part in some of history’s most notable events, to being immortalised on screen by Hollywood filmmakers, sung about by stars, and celebrated by novelists.
Featuring Cappadonna (Wu-Tang Clan), Sophia Bush, Sean Miyashiro, Alice Lascelles, Zakk Wylde, Ekow Eshun, Sir John Hegarty and many more.”