Dimon John

Dimon John

Filmmaker, Director and Screenwriter

Colombo, Sri Lanka

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August 2019
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About Dimon

Emerging young film director and screenwriter who believes in the philosophy of Storytelling; all humans are connected by a basic need to hear stories. Experience in writing and directing short films, which have officially selected and won awards at several international film festivals and over 6 years of working experience within the film industry in different capacities. Strong passion for creating independent films and commercial productions. Keen eye for detail and willing to put in extra hours of work to ensure a film gets the attention it deserves. Enjoy working with a variety of actors and crewmembers at many different experience levels. Also have a knack for bringing out the best in actors, script and production.



  • Coup de Grace

    Coup de Grace Budget: $100K - $1M | Film-noir Independent A series of unexpected misfortunes makes a young couple’s dream of migrating to Australia, impossible. On the verge of desperation, the man plans a strange kidnap, which tangles them into a betrayal and murder within three days.


  • Mr. Flex

    Mr. Flex (2019)
    Film (short) by Eight Gallery (Animation) Screenwriter / Producer A stop motion animation about a wire miniature’s secret mission to take self-portraits before the human photographer returns becomes adventurous when his counterparts resist him.

  • Handmade

    Handmade (2019)
    Film (short) by KUR (Fantasy and Musical) Director / Screenwriter A godmother makes a handmade dress over a mannequin one night. Her artisanship breathes life to the lifeless next dawn. It sets out a magical journey into the surreal world by itself to explore the nature and its own being. Eventually the mannequin discovers the true purpose of its creator and the meaning of life.

  • Waves Interrupted

    Waves Interrupted (2018)
    Film (short) by Dimon John (Drama, Thriller and Short) Director / Screenwriter / Producer “Can you hear what she hears? Can you feel how she feels?” While getting ready to go home after a long day of work, the main character drops her hearing aid in the sink. Once wet, it stops working, and everything in the otherwise normal night becomes something dangerous. The film brings an unfamiliar auditory experience to the audience and subsequently presents extreme anxiety.


  • SEMI FINALIST – WAVES INTERRUPTED - Monterrey International Film Festival

  • BEST NATIONAL SHORT FILM (NOMINEE) – WAVES INTERRUPTED - 5th Jaffna International Cinema Festival

  • BEST DIRECTOR - FOREIGN (NOMINEE) – WAVES INTERRUPTED - London International Filmmaker Festival

  • BEST SCREENPLAY - FOREIGN (NOMINEE) – WAVES INTERRUPTED - London International Filmmaker Festival

  • BEST DIRECTOR (NOMINEE) – HANDMADE - Croatia Fashion Film Festival

  • BEST SHORT FILM - MR. FLEX - Digicon6 Sri Lanka

  • BEST ANIMATION SHORT - MR. FLEX - 9th Agenda14 Short Film Festival

  • BEST SHORT FILM - WAVES INTERRUPTED - 8th Agenda14 Short Film Festival


  • SEMI FINALIST – WAVES INTERRUPTED - Sydney Indie Film Festival

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