Daniel James

  • Director, Assistant Director, Runner
  • Hobart
  • Nov 28, 2017
Assistant director Camera - assistant Director Runner

Experience - brief overview of your professional skills

I am a emerging film and media professional eleven years’ experience and have recently returned to Tasmania after undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Directing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School in Sydney Australia. 

I have directed several short films and gained valuable experience working on TV and feature film in various roles as a Directors Attachment under Rowan Wood on the Foxtel Series 'The Kettering Incident''. I have further extended my professional skillset as an Art Department Attachment and Runner on the ABC Television Series 'Rosehaven'

I have assistant directed several short films In Melbourne am hoping to further extend my skills in this department.

My long term career goals is to be a film and television director of both longform Film and Television productions. 


Credit/work experience (at least 1 professional, paid screen credit)

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016 Guesswork Television
Art Department Attachment
May 2017 - Jul 2017 Guesswork Television

On the ABC television series Rosehaven, I assisted production staff in the Art Department to broaden my knowledge in the collaboration between different departments on a large scale television production.

Directors Attachment
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014 Porchlight Films & Sweet Potato Productions

I utilized my well-developed interpersonal, communication and organisational skills when working as a Director's Attachment for Rowan Woods on The Kettering Incident. I worked extensively between Directing, Post Production, Producing and Cinematography divisions of the show. The experience working closely with Rowan further developed my knowledge in working with actors in casting, scene analysis and rehearsals. In addition, I worked exclusively with the director to organise and accumulate digital material used to create a visual aesthetic for the show.


Graduate Certificate Directing
Feb 2017 - Nov 2017 Australian Film Television and Radio School
Diploma In Screen and Media
Feb 2015 - Nov 2015 Swinburne University
Certificate IV
Feb 2012 - Nov 2012 Rosny College (TAFE)


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