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Alex Proyas

Alex Proyas has moved effortlessly between helming TV commercials and music videos to feature films. Born to Greek parents in Egypt, Proyas relocated to Australia with his family when he was three years old. He began making films at age ten and went on to attend the Australian Film Television and Radio School along with Jane Campion and Jocelyn ... See full bio »
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 2009 Knowing
 2006 Fad Gadget by Frank Tovey (Video documentary) (film)
 2004 I, Robot
 2004 I'm Only Looking: The Best of INXS (Video documentary) (video "Kiss the Dirt")
 2002 Garage Days
 2000 Un matin partout dans le monde (TV Short)
 1998 Dark City
 1994 The Best of Sting: Fields of Gold 1984-1994 (Video) (video "All This Time")
 1994 The Crow
 1989 Songlines (Video) (video "Mysteries of Love")
 1987 Spineless (Short)
 1981 Strange Residues (Short)
 1980 Groping (Short)
 1980 Neon (Short)
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Music video: Directed "Kiss The Dirt (Falling Down The Mountain)" video for INXS. See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Based the story of Dark City (1998) on a recurring nightmare he had. See more »


Very strong visual style reminisicent of Ridley Scott and Stanley Kubrick See more »

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