Hamish Downie is an Australian writer/producer and music video director based in Japan. Notable work includes the music videos for Robyn Loau’s single Never Let You Down, and her upcoming singles The Last Time and Everybody’s gotta learn sometime. In 2012, he produced the short film, Prism, based on the many-worlds theory, which was one of the finalists in the 2012 Quantum Shorts Competition in Singapore. The Award-Winning short film, “An American Piano”, which he wrote and produced was officially selected to screen at the TIFF Kids 2015 festival, Sapporo Int. Short Film Festival and has been shown around the world. He also co-wrote and produced the horror fan film, “Silent Hill: Stolen Heart” and worked on Paul Leeming’s follow up horror short, “Pieces of 8”.
In addition to this, Hamish has worked in magazines, first serving as Managing Editor and Graphic Designer of the local zine, “Out Now Magazine”, and serving as a guest music critic and interviewer on the website, “Alt Sounds” which is based in London and NYC.
Accolades: In 2015, “An American Piano” was awarded Best Film in Documentary at the 2nd Navi Mumbai International Film Festival. In 2002, Hamish’s work on the set design for Clark in Sarajevo was nominated for a CONDA Award for Best Set Design. Silent Hill: Stolen Heart has been featured on the websites Arrow in the Head, Kotaku, and is listed No. 36 on Konami’s official Youtube playlist of best fan-films based on their games.
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