Damon Rivera

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Chicopee, MA
Full Sail University
Cameras, Streaming Services, Retro Gaming Handhelds
  • Damon Rivera is a versatile filmmaker with numerous accolades, including 46 nominations, 38 wins, and over 100 festival selections worldwide. He also contributed as a writer to four award-winning student films during his graduate studies, all of which premiered on Amazon Prime Video.
  • Damon has been fascinated by cameras since his days in the military and, throughout his film career, has been fortunate to utilize many of the magnificent motion capture devices from Arri, Panavision, Sony, Canon, and Nikon.
  • When he's not writing articles or scripts, you can find him playing the classics, as he is an avid retro gamer who prefers the good old days of gaming.


Damon Rivera is a United States Veteran with over a decade of experience operating in the entertainment industry, and for the past several years, he has been refining his talents as a multi-faceted writer, penning everything from riveting scripts to eye-opening op-eds. He has written over 2,000 articles for outlets such as Looper, SVG, Netflix Life, Young Hollywood, Undead Walking, Winter is Coming, and Heroic Hollywood.


Damon Rivera attended Full Sail University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in film and followed it with a Master's Degree in entertainment business. His academic journey culminated in the achievement of a Master of Fine Arts in film, where he also graduated as valedictorian.
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