Frank Howson

Frank Howson

Australian Film Director
Born 1952

Frank Howson has had a career in entertainment. He directed Flynn on the early life of Errol Flynn and Hunting (1991). Howson, with Peter Boyle, helped establish Boulevard Films which produced thirteen films from Boulevard of Broken Dreams (1988) to Flynn; besides producing for Boulevard Films, Howson often wrote scripts and directed.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born in 1952.


1983 31 Years Old Howson released two other singles This Night (Howson, Kenneth Firth, Miller) and 1983 The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter (John Capek, Howson).
1984 32 Years Old Howson was manager of the Australian branch of German-based I.C. Records to publish musical works (including his own) distributed by EMI. He co-wrote John Paul Young's 1984 album One Foot in Front.
1987 35 Years Old 1 More Event
He signed New romantic band Pseudo Echo and co-wrote their songs '’Autumnal Park'’ and '’Destination Unknown'’ with Tony Lugton, they later had a 1987 No. 1 hit in Australia with their version of Funky Town. I.C. Records scored 3 national hits in Australia in its first 12 months of operation. … Read More


Howson moved to Hollywood in 1997 after a falling out with his business partner and the collapse of Boulevard Films. … Read More
2000 48 Years Old Richard Wolstencroft formed MUFF in 2000 and appointed Howson as President of the Jury.


2005 53 Years Old Boulevard Films' The Intruder (directed by Wolstencroft) and The Final Stage (directed by Howson) were both presented at the 2005 festival.
2006 54 Years Old The following year saw Howson's film Remembering Nigel tie with Penny by John King for MUFF's 2006 Best Short Film award. … Read More


2012 60 Years Old Howson in 2012 and 2013 wrote and directed two sell-out seasons of the musical "Genesis To Broadway" at Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne. … Read More
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