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BiographyHistory

Neil Armfield graduated from the University of Sydney. He becamse Artistic Co-Director of the Nimrod Theatre, Sydney and later joined the Lighthouse Theatre Company, South Australia, as Associate Director. Armfield has also been Artistic Director of Sydney's Company B at Belvoir Street Theatre.

In addition to theatre direction, Armfield has directed opera, film and television. In 1988 he received the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Performing Arts. He has won numerous awards for direction including the Helpmann Award for Best Director in 2001 and 2002 and in 2006 he received an honorary degree of Doctor of Literature from the University of Sydney. Armfield was the winner of the Best Direction category, Sydney Theatre Awards, in 2007 for his production of Toy Symphony.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2013 nominated Sydney Theatre Awards Best Direction of a Mainstage Production
2013 winner AWGIE Awards Dorothy Crawford Award for outstanding contribution to the profession
2013 winner Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best Direction of a Play For the Secret River

Awards for Works

Candy 2006 single work film/TV

'Based on the critically acclaimed bestseller, CANDY is the powerful story of two lovers whose intersecting lives take them on a journey of lust, addiction and self-destruction.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2006 winner AWGIE Awards Film Award Adaptation
2006 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Screenplay - Adapted
2006 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Film Best Film
2006 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Film
2006 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Adapted Screenplay
2005 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Film Script
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