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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 Stargate SG-1 (1997). He is married to Terri Tatchell. They have one child. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I think filmmakers in general are, as the tools become more and more advanced, you're able to tell stories in a way that I think is more realistic. The technology just wasn't there up until pretty recently, and it takes a bit of time for the normal artistic way of approaching something to become a mainstream thing. See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Cinéma vérité technique See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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Neill Blomkamp says: Alien 5 "it's officially my next film" ! rockillers
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
Dear Neill, please make a D9 sequel missheatherness
I hope he comes back to the Halo movie. dlumyoung
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