As well as directing TV, film and theatre; Damien Goodwin has built a reputation as a leader in performance capture and voice direction in the video game, VR and interactive industries.
He was cinematic performance director on the ground-breaking LONDON HEIST for Sony Playstation and SHATTERED STATE for Supermassive Games. He has also directed over 60 games for Side Global and enjoyed acclaim for his work on the multi BAFTA winning RETURNAL (Housemarque), TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION (Ubisoft), DRAGON AGE INQUISITION (Bioware), WITCHER 3 (CD Projekt Red). He is presently collaborating with Reflector Entertainment on an exciting new IP UNKNOWN 9: AWAKENING.
On the film & TV side, Damien’s shorts BREAKTHROUGH and LIFT have screened at many international festivals including LA and Clermont. He directed 50 episodes of HOLLYOAKS for Lime/C4 (including a number of award winning storylines) and was recently 2nd unit director on THE BAY 3 (Eps 5 & 6, ITV). He was also drama producer on series 2 & 3 of the BAFTA winning THE ONLY WAY IS ESSEX. In 2012 he develop the factual series THE AUDIENCE (C4) which sold to 15 countries around the world, was nominated for a BAFTA and won a Broadcast International Sales Award.
Damien’s theatre work includes: ROBERTO ZUCCO, DISAPPEARED, THE SEAGULL, GREAT EXPECTATIONS, THE CABINET MINISTER. His plays include: MY CHEKHOV (BAC, Tristan Bates Theatre and US tour), THE UNKNOWN (Theatre and Beyond) and a VR and AR playable theatre adaptation of HG Wells TIME MACHINE (Make Real & TOM TECH).