Neill Blomkamp


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Neill Blomkamp is a South African-Canadian film director and screenwriter who is known for the science fiction films District 9, Elysium and Chappie. He also directed the supernatural horror film Demonic and the 2007 short film Halo: Landfall, based on the Microsoft science fiction video game franchise. He had a child from his wife Terri Tatchell. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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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 Oats Studios (TV Mini Series short) (1 episode)
- Rakka (2017)
 2017 Rakka (Short)
 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 Bif Naked: Choking in the Truth (Music Video)
 2003 Nike: Crab (Video short)
 2002 Tango Shoes (Music Video short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Directed music video for Liveonrelease, "Let's Go". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Terri Tatchell  (1 child)

Children:

Blomkamp, Cassidy
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Personal Quote:

Johannesburg is weird, because half of it is like Los Angeles. It feels like just wealthy parts of L.A. But half of it is severe slummy, something like Rio De Janiero or something. So it's kind of weird, because it's both happening at the same time. 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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