Occupation: Producer, Screenwriter, Director, Actor, Content Creator, Director of Photography, Editor, Music Composer, Marketing/PR, Camera Operator, Photographer, Sound Editor & Videographer.
Has Shot Photo & Video at Events for Sony, Coca-Cola, DirecTV, AWG, SEM, Pelco, Lacoste, Skin City (Robin Slonina Skin Wars), Dream Racing, and many more.
As seen in: Damien has been featured in many films, radio programs & TV Commercials such as; The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (Warner Bros - Extra), Now You See Me (New Line Cinema - Extra), Callaway Golf Commercial (Lead Stand In), Lana Del Ray’s music video (Featured Extra) and various other projects.
Damien’s partners are veterans of the movie and entertainment industry that have developed a global network of high net worth individuals and high-level talent, including cutting-edge IP creators and prominent video gaming companies with a passion for creation, design, implementation, and operation of multimedia environments for digital media production and dissemination.
Damien has worked professionally in sales & marketing for over 20 years along with experience in recruitment for a Fortune 500 business.
Damien went to school for media, design, photography, video & film production,
Photoshop, marketing & advertising, art directing, video editing, music production, screenwriting, and graduated in 1998. He was raised by a family of writers and has written short stories, songs, and poems his whole life. He is actually a little dyslexic which he believes helps him to be an original, out of the box creative thinker that sees things seventh dimensionally. Damien is also a graduate of the Hollywood Film Institute.
Damien’s ultimate goal is to write, direct & produce his own films, and with his alliances & connectivity, he believes it’s where his life path leads. One of his unique projects The Cake is a story about his parent and their lives in the 60’s & 70’s music business, the other The Sacred Transfer is a science fiction tale about Prophecy & Technology.
Career Summary: Damien was born south of the Thames River in London during the summer of 79. Surrogates in the music world raised him, his parents (now deceased) were rock stars that appeared in 'Ginger Bakers Airforce' and even recorded with Jimi Hendrix. His father ran the Marquee studios in the West End of London where Damien first caught the entertainment bug. Damien was performing on stage from a very young age in different sets of rock bands; playing bass, guitar, keyboard, and singing, even winning the local ‘Battle of The Bands’ in 1994.
By 1996 Damien moved from bands into DJing where he went on to travel the world promoting and producing events, moving into arranging, producing & engineering.
Damien eventually moved stateside to follow his parent’s creative paths and within a year of arrival was featured on billboards near the Las Vegas airport. During this emergent period, DJ Damien Jay performed business development and DJ duties for the ‘XRadio’ online radio station brand, while also producing and hosting the flagship show Undisputed Grooves, ranking him as a Top 10 rated DJ in Las Vegas. Whilst the station was broadcasting out of Liberace’s old mansion, XRadio influenced and helped shaped the growth of electronic music and the idolization of the ‘DJ’ in Las Vegas.
Over the years, Damien has been a key contributor to the ‘Unimmerse Project’- a next-generation dome based immersive space & concert experience in a 2800 square foot dome theatre. Years in the making, with his partner Devon Padgett, this cutting-edge entertainment platform transports the audience to other planets and dimensions where they meet sentient beings around the world as they listen to the music of that planet (Produced by emerging EDM stars like David Starfire, Desert Dwellers, Kalya Scintilla, Quivver, Chaos Control, Roger Shah and more). Damien's contributions included lining up production meetings, writing the initial screenplay, assisting with the video treatment and lining up strategic partners and vendors for the larger real estate project. The Unimmerse will also be created as a 360 immersive film & VR Video Game.
Music has been Damien’s path for 25 years as Producer 'DJ Damien Jay' and has provided experiences like negotiating contracts, implementing branding, supporting, producing and managing talent. He has many relationships with artists in a number of genres of music- In 2013 Damien recorded an album with Grammy winner Skip Martin (Kool & The Gang, Dazz Band) as part of a musical crusade to ‘bring awareness to obesity and childhood diabetes through dancing. Damien has writer and producer credits on the project, which has been tipped as a possible Grammy nominee. In 2014, Damien’s label ‘Undisputed Grooves’ remixed 90’s R&B group, ‘Changing Faces’ song ‘Can’t be That Other Woman’ which then charted as a back to back #1 on the publically voted ‘HouseCharts’. Damien currently has a dance music single signed in an international retail deal, feat Theresa Rhose called 'Hello' which is now available online and heading for global airplay.
In last 7 years, Damien has fostered relationships with high-level connections to content, studios and leading entertainment producers. Via these relationships he's garnered experience in business development, content development producing and entertainment consulting. In this role, he has been heavily involved in IP discussions with investors, producers, writers, and other high-ranking entertainment officials.
Damien's current project in which he is producing is called Time to Go-Go, dance music television aimed at raising awareness for endangered species and environmental issues via dancers performing to top electronic music in exotic locations in and around Las Vegas two zany Steampunk Characters and their friends - check out www.timetogo-go.com for more info. It’s a fun and accessible program shot in a fun and spontaneous format.
Damien is currently looking for indie studios and groups to align with, in order to continue to build his brand and talents as a true thought leader & original thinker in the media and entertainment space.
Strategic Alliances with Musical composers 3D IMAX Producers & More to be released upon agreed working relations.
Unique traits: ★International DJ ★Radio show host ★Entrepreneur ★Screenwriter ★Photographer ★Videographer ★Producer ★Master Communicator ★Entertainment Consultant ★English bloke
Film (Drama and Biography) Producer, Screenwriter A true story about key Rock & Roll figures, the alignment of souls, fame & fortune, the journey to the top & back down again. (This project is In pre-production & budget planning)
The Sacred Transfer
Film (Sci-Fi and Biography) Producer, Screenwriter Based on the true story behind the catastrophic event that took place in Roswell New Mexico, in a tale of technology and prophecy. (This project is In pre-production & budget planning)
Time to Go Go
Series (Fantasy and Music) Producer, Director Our mission is to showcase the hottest performers; inspire global awareness about environmental issues through the clever use of costumed in exotic locations, dancing to music from around the globe to help save the animals