DOUG CAMPBELL

Doug Campbell

DIRECTOR
Doug Campbell


Since 2009 Doug has directed twelve feature films for Shadowland, all of which have been acquired by Lifetime. In total, he has directed 21 features (twelve of which he wrote or co-wrote), 18 hours of network TV, four commercials and 20 short subjects. Doug’s projects have appeared in theaters and on television across the world, including CBS, HBO, Lifetime, Showtime, Fox, PAX-TV, The Family Channel and other networks. THE TOMORROW MAN, a film Doug financed, wrote and directed, was nominated for Best New Live Action Feature, Best Director and Best Screenplay in the 2001 DVD Premiere Awards sponsored by Daily Variety Magazine; and he took home the Best Director Award. Growing up in the San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles, Doug made his first Super-8 when he was fourteen. After studying under Sandy Mackendrick at California Institute of the Arts, he directed his first feature film at age 24. Since then, shooting low budget films and TV has taught him to work fast, get the good performance and keep it fun. Having directed different genres (action, family adventure, children’s television, documentary, sci-fi and teen comedy), his favorites are thriller and drama. In 2003 Jikei schools asked Doug to design the curriculum and launch a new film school, Tokyo Film Center School of Arts. Currently he teaches at Academy of Art University in San Francisco under Executive Director Diane Baker. “Filmmaking is something knew I wanted to do as a kid, and I can’t imagine doing anything else.”