STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 354 this week

Neill Blomkamp


Neill Blomkamp was born on September 17, 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is known for his work on District 9 (2009), Elysium (2013) and Chappie (2015). He is married to Terri Tatchell. They have one child. See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent and legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Neill Blomkamp? Add or change photos

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 24 Dec 2010
 
a list of 28 people
created 29 Dec 2011
 
a list of 40 people
created 22 Mar 2013
 
a list of 41 people
created 16 Nov 2013
 
a list of 32 people
created 10 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Neill Blomkamp's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (9 credits)
 2015 Chappie
 2013/I Elysium
 2009 District 9
 2008/I Crossing the Line (Short) (additional director)
 2006 Tempbot (Short)
 2006 Alive in Joburg (Short)
 2006 Adicolor Yellow (Short)
 2004 Tetra Vaal (Short)
Show Show Visual effects (9 credits)
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (24 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

: Directed music video for Liveonrelease, "Let's Go". See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

What I do is spend too much time thinking. Most of the time I just walk around annoyed. Would I describe myself as relatively happy, I suppose, but society gets to me. And the people that have mastered life seem to not care, and then they die, and then the grenade goes off. See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Vancouver Film School's 3D Animation and Visual Effects program in 1998. See more »

Trademark:

Social commentary using Science Fiction See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Neill Blomkamp says: Alien 5 "it's officially my next film" ! rockillers
Dear Neill Blomkamp, walter_donavon
This guy is obviously the biggest idiot ever... LeijonaSisu
MAKE THE ALIEN MOVIE!!!!!!! dlumyoung
Alien: Isolation. I hope some inspiration is taken from this. mr_mark276
another guy with no Experience making movies want to make THE MOVIE??? anatyy-238-977543
Discuss Neill Blomkamp on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page