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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 12 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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 2006 Alive in Joburg (Short) (visual effects)
 2006 Adicolor Yellow (Short) (lead visual effects artist)
 2001 Smallville (TV Series) (3D animator)
 2001 3000 Miles to Graceland (lead 3D animator)
 2000 Dark Angel (TV Series) (lead animator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (lead animator - uncredited)
 1999 Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (TV Movie) (3D animator - uncredited)
 1998 Mercy Point (TV Series) (3D animator)
 1998 First Wave (TV Series) (3D animator)
 1997 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) (3D animator)
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Other Works:

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

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

'District 9' was a singular anti-Apartheid metaphor, and 'Elysium' is a more general metaphor about immigration and how the First World and Third World meet. But the thing that I like the most about the metaphor is that it can be scaled to suit almost any scenario. See more »

Trivia:

He is friends with Michael Bay. See more »

Trademark:

Blending naturalistic and photo-realistic computer-generated effects See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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