Down 2,773 this week

Scott Hicks (I)

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 »


in Uganda

Greatest Movie Adventures

With A Wrinkle in Time now in theaters, "The IMDb Show" hits the streets to find out the film adventures you wish you could go on.

Watch now

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 22 Jan 2012
a list of 34 people
created 14 Jan 2012
a list of 24 people
created 01 Sep 2015
a list of 1304 people
created 22 May 2015

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Scott Hicks's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shine Director
Snow Falling on Cedars


Hide Hide Show Show Director (32 credits)
 2016/II Fallen
 2015 Highly Strung (Documentary)
 2012 The Lucky One
 2008 At Home with David Helfgott (Video documentary short)
 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 Mini-Series documentary) (1989)
 1986 Push Start (TV Short documentary)
 1985 The INXS: Swing and Other Stories (Video documentary)
 1985 Family Tree (Documentary)
 1983 One Last Chance (Documentary short)
 1982 Freedom
 1982 The Hall of Mirrors: A Festival (Documentary)
 1981 No Going Back (Documentary short)
 1981 Women Artists of Australia (TV Series documentary) (1981)
 1980 Assertive Skills Training (Video)
 1980 Bert Flugelman: Public Sculptor (Documentary short)
 1979 You Can't Always Tell (Documentary short)
 1975 Down the Wind
 1974 The Wanderer
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (29 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Directd "Spy of Love" for INXS (shot in Adlaide, Australia) See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »


When Scott Hicks' Shine (1996) debuted at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival, it spawned an all-out bidding war. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page