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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 17 September 1979Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Spouse (1)

Terri Tatchell (? - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (4)

Cinéma vérité technique
Blending naturalistic and photo-realistic computer-generated effects
Social commentary using Science Fiction
Often casts Sharlto Copley (District 9 (2009), _Elysium (2013)_ and soon Chappie (2015))

Trivia (4)

Graduated from Vancouver Film School's 3D Animation and Visual Effects program in 1998.
Immigrated to Canada at 18 years old.
(May 10, 2010) Merited a position in Time magazine's - The 100 Most Influential People in the World ("Artists" category) - with an homage contributed by Ridley Scott.
He is friends with Michael Bay.

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