Hamish Hamilton biography

Hamish Hamilton

Film director

1966 –

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Who is Hamish Hamilton?

Hamish Hamilton is a Grammy and BAFTA Award nominated British director, who is best known for directing concert videos and award shows. His career began at BBC Scotland, where he was trained as a producer and director. His early work included a stint directing the acclaimed BBC travel series Rough Guide To The World. Whilst at BBC Manchester he began directing studio based entertainment shows including The Sunday Show. The innovative directing style caught the attention of MTV in London and Hamilton was poached to direct a series of entertainment based shows and concerts for the Viacom Network. Hamilton is also a partner in global televised live event production company, Done & Dusted.

In February 2010, after 15 years directing prominent multi camera based television and DVD projects he directed the 82nd Annual Academy Awards. and the Super Bowl halftime show. He has directed several concert DVDs for U2, Robbie Williams, Britney Spears, The Rolling Stones, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Bryan Adams, Avril Lavigne, Mötley Crüe, and Phil Collins. His award show credits include the MTV Video Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, and Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows between 2003 and 2012.

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Born
Apr 8, 1966
Blackpool
Also known as
  • Mark Hamilton
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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on July 23, 2013

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