East London born Howard Cohen is a comedy writer/producer who has worked for major production companies including Warner Brothers, Disney, Objective Productions and Lion Television. His TV credits include BBC3’s Impractical Jokers, BBC2’s The Ginge, The Geordie & The Geek, ITV’s The Paul O’ Grady Show and Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer. He produced and directed a highly successful a series of scripted comedy films for Yahoo! and last year produced, directed and edited the number one most viewed series of shorts for Channel 4 online.
As a short film maker his work has been nominated for awards around the world including The London Short Film Festival, The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival & The Houston Comedy Film Festival. His film “Something For The Wickend” won the people’s choice award at The London Short Film Showcase, and 2015’s “The Milkman” won Best Film at The KinoDot International Film Festival. This work was rewarded with a sketch show series broadcast internationally on the digital channels of the Shorts TV film network.
His first scripted comedy has been optioned by a major production company, whilst his second scripted project is currently in development at another company.