Neill Blomkamp


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Neill Blomkamp was born on September 17, 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a director and writer, known for 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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Known For

District 9 Director
(2009)
Elysium Director
(2013)
Chappie Director
(2015)
Demonic Director
(2021)

Filmography

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 2021 Demonic
 2019/I Conviction (Short)
 2018 God: City (Short)
 2017 Lima (Short)
 2017 Adam: The Prophet (Video short)
 2017 Gdansk (Short)
 2017 Adam: The Mirror (Short)
 2017 Kapture (Short)
 2017/I Zygote (Short)
 2017 Cooking with Bill (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Smoothie (2017)
- PrestoVeg (2017)
- Sushi (2017)
- Damasu 950 (2017)
 2017 God: Serengeti (Short)
 2017 Firebase (Short)
 2017 Rakka (Short)
 2017 Oats Studios (TV Mini Series short) (directed by)
 2016/VI The Escape (Short)
 2015 Chappie
 2013/I Elysium
 2009 District 9
 2008/I Crossing the Line (Short) (additional director)
 2007 Halo: Landfall (Short)
 2006 Tempbot (Short)
 2006/IV Yellow (Short)
 2005 Alive in Joburg (Short)
 2004 Nike: Evolution (Video short)
 2004 Tetra Vaal (Short)
 2004 Citroen C4: Alive with Technology (Video short)
 2003 Nike: Crab (Video short)
 2002 Tango Shoes (Video short)
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Terri Tatchell  (1 child)

Children:

Blomkamp, Cassidy
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Personal Quote:

I don't put any pressure on myself in terms of what people or fans do or don't want. It really just doesn't occur to me. I honestly just want to make the films I want to see as a fan. The film will survive or fail in my mind by how much I like it. Having said that, everyone wants their films to do well and to be well-received. See more »

Trivia:

(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. See more »

Trademark:

Cinéma vérité technique See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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