Biography

Neill Blomkamp (born 17 September 1979) is a South African–Canadian film director, film producer, screenwriter, and animator. Blomkamp employs a documentary-style, hand-held, cinéma vérité technique, blending naturalistic and photo-realistic computer-generated effects. He is best known as the co-writer and director of the critically acclaimed and financially successful science fiction film District 9 and the dystopian science fiction film Elysium, which garnered moderately positive reviews and a good box office return. He is also known for his collaborations with South African actor Sharlto Copley. He is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Time named Blomkamp as one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2009. Forbes magazine named him as the 21st most powerful celebrity from Africa.

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Neill Blomkamp (born 17 September 1979) is a South African–Canadian film director, film producer, screenwriter, and animator. Blomkamp employs a documentary-style, hand-held, cinéma vérité technique, blending naturalistic and photo-realistic computer-generated effects. He is best known as the co-writer and director of the critically acclaimed and financially successful science fiction film District 9 and the dystopian science fiction film Elysium, which garnered moderately positive reviews and a good box office return. He is also known for his collaborations with South African actor Sharlto Copley. He is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Time named Blomkamp as one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2009. Forbes magazine named him as the 21st most powerful celebrity from Africa.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Neill Blomkamp, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1979-09-17

Place of Birth Johannesburg, South Africa

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Bad President! Director
RoboCop Returns Director
Lima Director
The Gone World Director
2019 Anthem: Conviction Director
2018 God: City Director
2018 Oats Studios: Volume 1 Director
2017 Adam: Episode 3 — The Prophet Director
2017 Gdansk: Part One Director
2017 Praetoria: Part One Director
2017 Adam: Episode 2 — The Mirror Director
2017 Kapture: Fluke Director
2017 Zygote Director
2017 Cooking with Bill: PrestoVeg Director
2017 Cooking with Bill: Sushi Director
2017 Cooking with Bill: Smoothie Director
2017 God: Serengeti Director
2017 Firebase Director
2017 Cooking with Bill (4 episodes)Director
2017 Cooking with Bill: Damasu 950 Director
2017 Rakka Director
2016 The Escape Director
2015 Chappie Director
2013 Elysium Director
2009 District 9 Director
2008 Crossing the Line Assistant Director
2007 Halo: Landfall Director
2006 Tempbot Director
2006 Adicolor Yellow Director
2005 Alive in Joburg Director
2004 Tetra Vaal Director
2001 The Hire (1 episode)Director

Writing

Bad President! Writer
Lima Screenplay
2018 God: City Writer
2017 Adam: Episode 3 — The Prophet Writer
2017 Adam: Episode 2 — The Mirror Writer
2017 Kapture: Fluke Screenplay
2017 Zygote Screenplay
2017 God: Serengeti Screenplay
2017 Firebase Screenplay
2017 Rakka Writer
2016 The Escape Writer
2015 Chappie Writer
2013 Elysium Writer
2009 District 9 Writer
2006 Adicolor Yellow Writer
2004 Tetra Vaal Writer
2001 The Hire (1 episode)Writer

Production

Lima Producer
2017 Adam: Episode 2 — The Mirror Executive Producer
2015 Chappie Producer
2013 Elysium Producer

Acting

2009 The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log as Himself
2009 District 9 as Man with Wikus' Coordinates (uncredited)

Visual Effects

2005 Alive in Joburg Visual Effects
2001 3000 Miles to Graceland Lead Animator

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