Daniel Higgins

Multimedia Trainer

a Melbourne based independent filmmaker of documentary, narrative, advocacy videos and TVC’s. Daniel is a talented director, producer, screenwriter and editor. An award-winning Master’s Director graduate from The VCA in 2014 with his film Artemis. He has worked professionally in art and production departments on major production’s such as Barracuda, How Do You Know Chris and Nowhere Boys. Some of his Major Achievements are as below:


  •     Set Dresser- Australian Ballet/Telstra. Virtual Awards (TV) Pixel 2021.
  •     Producer/Director & Editor: Will You Be My Voice, Campaign Video for  Community Lifestyle Accommodation. Lore Films 2020.
  •     Director, Writer, Editor & Producer: Welcome to BBC, Web-Series Mockumentary. Lore Films 2020.
  •     Producer/Editor. Darebin Kite Festival (Darebin Council.) 2019
  •     Teacher Artist/Video Editor. Acting for Camera & Filmmaking Workshops at numerous Rural Secondary Schools. The Song Room 2017-19.
  •     Art Director/Stand-By Props. ‘How Do You Know Chris?’ Feature Film. Yonnie Piffen Productions 2018
  •     Teacher/Supervisor. Filmmaking Workshops with Indigenous Teenagers. Wilin Centre & Melbourne University, Rural Communities 2015 & 2018.
  •     Director, Producer, Writer and Editor. ‘Farewell Gibbs Street’ Online Micro Documentary. St. John of God Hospital Berwick. RVP 2018.
  •     Director, Producer, Writer and Editor. ‘Recruitment’ Web Ad. St. John of God Hospital. RVP 2017.
  •     Cast PA. ‘Perfect Matches’ Reality TV. Active TV & MTV Production 2016.
  •     Director, Writer & Producer. ‘Artemis’ Daniel Higgins VCAM 2014.


Daniel’s qualifications include:


  • Master of Film & Television Directing (Narrative), The VCAM.
  • Advanced Diploma Screenwriting, RMIT.
  • Bachelor of Screen Production (Live Action), University of Canberra & Holmesglen.
  • Diploma of Professional Writing & Editing, Chisholm Institute of TAFE.
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