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Industry Directory

Justin Villar

Director, Editor

Career Summary

A Product of the Philippines, Justin grew up in Singapore before heading off to Melbourne in 2013 to study Marketing. After university, he became an Assistant Producer/Video Editor for Evolved Group, a motion graphics and design company whose clients include the likes of Google and YouTube. By night (and weekends), he is an aspiring filmmaker with a focus on the broad spectrum of comedy: from surreal, dark, to dramedies, and action, having had minor success with his online comedy shorts through the University of Melbourne's Farrago Magazine. Justin's fascination with visual art started with cartoons and comic books (where he had a healthy diet of Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Networks shows). ​He frequently collaborates with comedians he met while taking classes at The Improv Conspiracy, and has has recently wrapped as a director on a number of local web series and music videos

Video

Warehouse Beatdown

Trees & Sand (Music Video)

Ayesha A. Madon - Outside of the Party (Official Video)

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2020, Melbourne Webfest, Australia, Pull My Finger
  • 2020, Stareable Fest, USA, Pull My Finger
  • 2018, Sydney Indie Film Festival, Australia, Hand in Hand

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 2016, University of Melbourne, Australia, Bachelor of Commerice (Marketing and Management)
  • 2012, Tanglin Trust School, Singapore, International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • 2014, ESADE Business School, Spain, Exchange Program

Special and Technical Skills

Fight choreography Editing (Davinci Resolve and Premiere Pro) Basic VFX (After Effects)

Direct URL

https://vicscreen.vic.gov.au/choose-victoria/industry-directory/25395/justin-villar