Frank Howson

Australian film director Frank Howson

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.
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Birthday
1952
home town
Australia

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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 60
    Howson in 2012 and 2013 wrote and directed two sell-out seasons of the musical "Genesis To Broadway" at Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2006
    Age 54
    The following year saw Howson's film Remembering Nigel tie with Penny by John King for MUFF's 2006 Best Short Film award.
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  • 2005
    Age 53
    Boulevard Films' The Intruder (directed by Wolstencroft) and The Final Stage (directed by Howson) were both presented at the 2005 festival.
  • FORTIES
  • 2000
    Age 48
    Richard Wolstencroft formed MUFF in 2000 and appointed Howson as President of the Jury.
  • 1997
    Age 45
    From 1997 to 2005 Howson worked and lived in Hollywood.
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    Howson was on the Crystal Prix Jury for the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.
    Howson moved to Hollywood in 1997 after a falling out with his business partner and the collapse of Boulevard Films.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1987
    Age 35
    Howson and Allan Zavod wrote Time Can't Keep Us Apart which won the 1987 Asian Popular Song contest performed by Kate Ceberano to an estimated TV audience of 500 million.
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    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.
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  • 1984
    Age 32
    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.
  • 1983
    Age 31
    Howson released two other singles This Night (Howson, Kenneth Firth, Miller) and 1983 The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter (John Capek, Howson).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1952
    Age 0
    Born in 1952.
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