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Hicks was born in Uganda and lived in Kenya, just outside Nairobi, until the age of ten. His family then moved, first to England and, when he was 14, on to Adelaide, Australia. Hicks graduated from Flinders University of South Australia (BA Honors) in 1975 and was awarded an honorary doctorate in 1997. Hicks is a member of the Academy of Motion ... See full bio »


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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Shine Director
The Lucky One
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 2016/II Fallen (completed)
 2015 Highly Strung (Documentary)
 2012 The Lucky One
 2004 I'm Only Looking: The Best of INXS (Video documentary) (video "Don't Change")
 1996 Shine
 1996 The Ultimate Athlete: Pushing the Limit (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 The Space Shuttle (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Finders Keepers (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Return (1991)
- The Visitor (1991)
- The Search (1991)
- The Invitation (1991)
 1989 The Great Wall of Iron (TV Series documentary) (1989)
 1985 The INXS: Swing and Other Stories (Video documentary)
 1985 Family Tree (Documentary)
 1983 One Last Chance (Documentary short)
 1982 Festival of Mirrors (Documentary)
 1982 Freedom
 1981 No Going Back (TV Short documentary)
 1981 Women Artists of Australia (TV Series documentary) (1981)
 1980 Bert Flugelman: Public Sculptor (Documentary short)
 1979 You Can't Always Tell (Documentary short)
 1975 Down the Wind
 1974 The Wanderer
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed "Don't Change" for INXS (shot in Adelaide, Australia). See more »

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I've completed a documentary about the composer Philip Glass. It's taken me back to my documentary roots. I decided the only way to get going on this was simply to buy a camera and start shooting with Philip at home with his family and children, making pizza and talking about writing symphonies. OK, so it's another obsessive pianist. It's been a nice 10-year cycle from Shine (1996) to Glass, if ... See more »


Though Hicks continues to work in Hollywood, after earning 7 Oscar nominations for Shine (1996), Adelaide, South Australia remains Hicks' home. "I love being here (Los Angeles) for a purpose and while Adelaide is about as far away from the business as you can get, I can still make calls", he says. See more »

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