Acting Coach at Brave Studios, film director, writer and actor Damian Walshe-Howling wins prestigious International short film prize. Out of 4000 entries from over 100 countries Damian Walshe Howling was one of four to be selected for the Lexus short film competition. The film is set to be produced by the Weinstein company, putting Damian Walshe Howling in front of some of the film industry’s heaviest hitters. Damian Walshe Howling is an acting coach for our Advanced Actors Workshop here at Brave and his students all rave about his coaching technique. Damian Walshe Howling tells us coaching is like directing and he loves to work with actors whether it’s in a class room or on set. Damian Walshe Howling was flown to the Napa Valley in California USA where the announcement was made. Thanks to Lexus and The Weinstein Company Damian Walshe Howling and 3 other filmmakers, from the USA, France and South Korea will have their short films produced, receive promotional theatrical distribution and and participate in top film festivals all around the world as of June 2016. Damian Walshe Howling has been on the roster of film production company GUILTY for the past couple of years – here he’s directed successful advertising campaigns for the Federal Government Funded OUR WATCH campaign, and L’Oreal Fibralogy. His short film SUSPENDED was selected to screen a The Cannes Film Festival – the film which explores a world of frightening magical possibility through the eyes of a young boy. When referring to the film that he intends to make Damian Walshe Howling said “I’ve basically written a story that’s looking at linking concepts of ancient culture and the modern world … our romantic views of certain ways of living that we go after in the modern world, We covet these old wisdoms that I guess what they’re saying is come back to yourself, come back to simplicity. But it’s very much set within the Australian landscape.” We are so proud of Damian Walshe Howling and cannot wait to see what 2016 has in store for him. Go Damo!