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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 Chappie (2015). 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'm not particularly interested in working with movie stars. It depends on where you come from, I suppose. Why are you making films? The reason I want make films is because they convey ideas. I think some directors make films because they want to hang out with movie stars and be part of Hollywood. They want to be a star themselves. See more »

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Immigrated to Canada at 18 years old. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Virgo

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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
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