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David Michôd David Michôd i(A132595 works by)
Born: Established: 1972 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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David Michôd is an Australian film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. Michôd was educated at Sydney Grammar School before moving to Melbourne to study arts at the University of Melbourne. After working for the Victorian Department of Education he decided to attend film school while in his mid-20s. He later served as editor of Inside Film (aka IF Magazine), serving in the role between 2003 and 2006.

[Source: David Michôd. Wikipedia]

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • David Michod won the 2010 award for Best Direction in a Feature Film, Australian Directors Guild Awards for Animal Kingdom.

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Animal Kingdom ( dir. David Michôd ) Australia : Porchlight Films , 2010 Z1686698 2010 single work film/TV crime (taught in 2 units)

Inspired in part by Melbourne's 1988 Walsh Street murders, Animal Kingdom is a story about the battle between Melbourne's underworld and the police. The story tracks seventeen-year-old Joshua 'J' Cody, a troubled teenager perilously caught between his own criminal family and Detective Leckie, a compromised cop who thinks that he can save 'J'. 'J' comes to realise that in order to survive, he must determine how the game is played. This involves not only writing his own rule book but also choosing his place in the cunning and brutal animal kingdom in which his family lives.

2011 nominated Beaune International Thriller Film Festival Feature Film Competition
2010 winner AWGIE Awards CAL Peer Recognition Prize
2010 nominated Inside Film Awards Best Feature Film
2010 nominated Inside Film Awards Best Script
2010 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Original Screenplay
2010 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Film
2010 winner Australian Film Institute Awards AFI Members' Choice
2010 winner AWGIE Awards Major Award
2010 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Film Script
2010 winner AWGIE Awards Film Award Original Screenplay
2010 winner International Awards Sundance Film Festival (USA) World Cinema Jury Prize: Dramatic
form y separately published work icon Dangerous ( dir. David Caesar et. al. )agent Australia : Southern Star John Edwards FOX8 , 2007 Z1931261 2007 series - publisher film/TV crime

'An explosive action series and tale of forbidden love set against the culturally diverse backgrounds of street crime on the tougher side of the city and the affluence of the city beach suburbs. Breaking new ground for Australian drama, exploring youth culture, including the taboo subjects of the underground world of drag racing and ram-raiding.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 5/4/2013)

2007 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
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