Josh Zammit was born in Sydney, Australia. After leaving high school at age 16 to study film, he went on to work for numerous directors on projects varying from films to television commercials. In 2012 worked wrote and produced his first feature OBSERVANCE, which premiered at the 2015 Fantasia Film Festival and screened out of competition at the 59th BFI London Film Festival.
Zammit is currently co-writing another feature, CRY OF THE HUNTERS, working with producer Kristian Moliere (The Babadook) through eOne Seville, with development support from Screen Queensland. Zammit has since moved into directing, with his first film ASCENDANT, co-written with Samuel Loveridge. Ascendant premiered at the Academy qualifying St Kilda Film Festival in 2019, where it won for Best Cinematography. Zammit's newest short film SCENE 81 is currently in pre-production to be shot in Los Angeles.