Mel Damski

Active - 1978 - 2018  |   Born - Jul 21, 1946 in New York, New York, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Fantasy

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  • Son of German refugee parents.
  • Attended college on a football scholarship.
  • Worked as a news reporter.
  • Won a Christopher Award for his work in Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (1989).
  • His column If I Ran The Zoo was recognized by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association.
  • Has taught at the American Film Institute, the University of Southern California and the Tisch School at New York University.
  • Founder of the Cascadia Film Workshops at Western Washington University.
  • A member of the Director's Guilds of America and Canada, and the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences.