George D’Amato is a feature film, television, commercial film maker, consultant, and teacher.
This transplanted New Yorker grew up on beautiful Long Island New York. He is a graduate of 3 New York Institutes: The New York University Tisch school of the arts film school, The Actor’s Studio and The International Centre of Photography. His films are characterized by nonlinear stories, satirical subject matter, and characteristics of Neo noir film. He is widely considered as great visual artist with a flair for touching, emotional stories. He has worked all over the world directing and producing film and television. Some of his clients include HBO, National Geographic, The History Channel and The Discovery Channel. His work has been recognized by every notable film festival around the world. The list includes the Cannes film festival, The Sundance film festival, The Raindance film festival UK, The Berlin film festival, Palm Spring film festival, The Houston film festival, and the Atlanta film festival.
Film and advertising awards include The Cannes Gold Lion,The Gold Cleo, The One Show, Gold Bessie, Craft Award for Directing, Directors Guild of America, and The Golden Marble. He wrote and directed a commercial for ESPN called Balls” that debuted on the Super bowl. Meanwhile, his work for “Highway Speeding” remains in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.