Howard has been involved in film and video work for over 28 years. His first venture was a business specializing in corporate and music video productions, earning a slot on MTV’s Basement Tapes with his production of Fools for Fashion by The Talk.
In 1988, after working as a freelance cameraperson in the US and in Europe, he moved to Boston and founded The Edit House, Avid’s first dedicated 24fps beta site in New England, which provided film editorial and postproduction services to over 80 feature films.
Over an eight-year period, Howard made significant contributions to Avid’s Film Composer quality assurance team and was invited to share in Avid’s second Technical Oscar® (SciTech Award) in 1998. Howard currently teaches and provides testing/ consulting services to companies such as Aaton, Arriflex, Avid and Panasonic.
He is also a Film curriculum consultant with universities in the US and abroad. He studied film and television at Montana State University and is fluent in French. He began the development of BUCDIA’s Digital Film Program in 2003 – The Center for Digital Imaging Arts.
Recent projects include assistant editing, camera-assistant and translation for the Jon Fauer ASC’s “Cinematographer Style”, and postproduction manager on independent and CDIA film, music and digital video projects. He was invited to speak about the “The Future of the Book” on UFVA Panel by Focal Press at Emerson in August 2011, He spoke on electronic media and the role of books today.
Howard was invited to develop a Film curriculum in conjunction with Ernie Schaeffer at SAE-Mexico and the faculty there. This curriculum has since become the country’s standard undergraduate Digital FIlm curriculum.
Howard Phillips Reelshow Judge:
All Winners Film Festival 2013 Judges Panel