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Damien Howard

3rd Assistant Director, On Set Location Manager, Production Runner

Career Summary

From 2001 - 2004, I was employed as an office clerk/administrative assistant. Following this, I became a police officer with Victoria Police from 2005 - 2015. I then left the police force and attended film school at JMC Academy, where I was involved in numerous productions as a director, producer, writer, DOP, 1st AD and editor. Whilst at JMC Academy, I was also awarded a scholarship to attend the Los Angeles Film School.



Heavy Metal Group TVC

Mainstream MMA

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2018, Montana International Film Festival, USA, Bully
  • 2018, Georgia Shorts Film Festival, USA, Bully
  • 2018, West End Film Festival, Australia, Bully


  • 2015 - 2017, JMC Academy, Australia, Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film & Television)
  • 2016, Los Angeles Film School, USA, The Art of the Pitch Intensive
  • 2005 - 2007, Victoria Police, Australia, Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)
  • 1999 - 2000, NMIT, Australia, Associate Diploma of Business (Legal Practice)
  • 1991 - 1996, MacLeod Secondary College, Australia, Victorian Certificate of Education

Special and Technical Skills

Camera Operation: Canon C100 MKII / Canon XF305. Software: Avid Media Composer / Adobe Premiere / After Effects / MS Office Suite / Final Draft / Celtx. First Aid Level 2.

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