Danny Cohen (AU)

Image: Phebe Schmidt and Danny Cohen, from the series Irons in the Fire. Courtesy the artists.

Born 1987, Melbourne, Australia
Lives and works Melbourne, Australia

Danny Cohen is a Melbourne-based director who has filmed and photographed some of the most interesting and influential figures in contemporary music. An accomplished photographer, Cohen has in recent years become a sought-after music video director, and his kaleidoscopic clips for King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Kirin J. Callinan and longtime collaborator Courtney Barnett have attracted tens of millions of views online. His diverse photographic portfolio includes memorable portraits of Eric Andre and Mac DeMarco. Cohen is a past winner of the Triple J Music Video of the Year award and a past nominee for the ARIA Best Music Video award. Cohen’s debut feature film Anonymous Club (2021) — an intimate, raw portrait of Courtney Barnett premiered at MIFF 69.

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