Henry Boffin

Henry is an award-winning screenwriter, director and author who is based in Melbourne, Australia.

As a founder of the production company Humdrum Comedy, Henry co-created the hit TV series Metro Sexual, now enjoying its second season and screening across multiple countries around the world. Humdrum Comedy were recently finalists for Breakthrough Business of the Year at the 2022 SPA (Screen Producers Australia) awards.

In 2021 Henry was chosen to participate in the inaugural Imagine Impact Australia program, a talent accelerator spearheaded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment. During the program, Henry developed his first feature film, Before the Dying Light with mentor Shaun Grant (Snowtown, Mindhunter).

Henry released his debut novel in September 2022. Speck of the Stars is a science fiction / fantasy adventure for middle grade readers and is published by Ford Street Publishing.

Professional Experience

2021 - 2022 Imagine Impact Australia Creator
2015 - 2022 Humdrum Comedy Co-founder / Showrunner
2020 - 2021 Ridefree Media Freelance Director
2014 - 2019 Taxi Film Production Freelance Director
2014 - 2019 Griffith University Lecturer
2017 - 2019 Queensland School of Film & Television Lecturer


2013Bachelor of Film & Screen Media Production with Honours Griffith University

Select Projects

2024Strange Creatures (Feature Film)Director / Writer
2022 Speck of the Stars (Novel) Writer
2021 Metro Sexual - Season 2 (TV Series) Showrunner / Director / Writer
2021 Before the Dying Light (Feature Film - In Development) Writer
2019 Metro Sexual - Season 1 (TV Series) Showrunner / Director / Writer
2018 Lavender (Short Film) Director / Writer

Best Live Action Short Film - Sci-On Film Festival
Best Film - Brisbane Backyard Film Festival
Best Actor - Gold Coast Film Festival
Runner-up Best Film - Gold Coast Film Festival

2017 Follow My Way (Short Film) Director / Writer
2015 Hitstroke FM (Web Series) Director / Writer
2014 Ouroboros (Short Film) Director / Writer

Best Film - 1st China Australia International Film Festival
Best Film - Brisbane Backyard Film Festival

2013Rain (Short Film) Director / Writer

Best International Short Film - Silver Wave Film Festival
Best Short Film - Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival
Best Actor - Young At Heart Film Festival