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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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Dark City
Dark City Director
I, Robot
I, Robot Director
Knowing Director
The Crow
The Crow Director


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 2016 Gods of Egypt
 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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TV commercial: Directed commercial for Nintendo's "Metroid Prime." 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 »


[Circles] Frequently uses circles with even or uneven spokes: the window that Eric Draven is thrown through at the beginning of The Crow (1994), the imprinting restraint and rat maze in Dark City (1998) (the circle looked like Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man) and VIKI's structure (from an overhead view) in I, Robot (2004). See more »

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