James Dene


James Dene is a multi-hyphenate screen practitioner with credits as a Producer, Director, Camera Operator, Editor, Composer and Audio Producer.

With Bachelor’s Degrees in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Honours (1st Division, 2nd Class) and Creative Writing & Screen Studies from Southern Cross University, James’ professional career began in copywriting, before moving into producing, directing and screenwriting with various production businesses, including his own co-op, Loose Association Media.

Currently Writer and Media Producer for Crankyfish production house in Melbourne, Australia, James continues to develop his own projects, including an upcoming feature film.

To see an example of James’ work as Director of Photography (and Director, Writer, Editor, et al), check out his short film Daddy + Me, featuring another Shakespeare Republic ensemble member, Billy Smedley here.