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Albert Lamorisse Net Worth

Albert Lamorisse Net Worth is
$18 Million

Albert Lamorisse Biography

A former photographer, he turned to directing short subjects in the late 40s, soon acquiring an international reputation for the poetic quality of his short and medium-length films involving the fantasy world of children. Both his White Mane (1953) and The Red Balloon (1956) received a grand prize at the Cannes Film Festival, the latter also ...

Quick Facts

Date Of BirthJanuary 13, 1922
Died1970-06-02
Place Of BirthParis, France
ProfessionDirector, Writer, Producer
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=2469950
Star SignCapricorn


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1As of 2013, remains the only person to ever win an Oscar for the screenplay of a short film. He won the award for The Red Balloon (1956).
2Father of Pascal Lamorisse.
3Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 553-555. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
4Creator of the board game RISK. Originally, published in France in 1957, it was called La Conquête du monde. It was eventually picked up by Parker Brothers, and sold in the United States under the name Risk.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1967Technical Grand Prize - Special MentionCannes Film FestivalVersailles (1967)
1965Technical Grand PrizeCannes Film FestivalFifi la plume (1965)
1960OCIC AwardVenice Film FestivalLe voyage en ballon (1960)
1957OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Best Screenplay - OriginalLe ballon rouge (1956)
1956Palme d'Or - Best Short FilmCannes Film FestivalLe ballon rouge (1956)
1956Prix Louis DellucPrix Louis DellucLe ballon rouge (1956)
1953Grand Prize of the FestivalCannes Film FestivalBest Short FilmCrin blanc: Le cheval sauvage (1953)
1953Prix Jean VigoPrix Jean VigoShort FilmCrin blanc: Le cheval sauvage (1953)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1979OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Documentary, FeaturesLe vent des amoureux (1978)
1967Palme d'Or - Best Short FilmCannes Film FestivalVersailles (1967)
1965Palme d'OrCannes Film FestivalFifi la plume (1965)
1960Golden LionVenice Film FestivalLe voyage en ballon (1960)


Filmography

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le vent des amoureux1978Documentary
Paris jamais vu1967Documentary short
Versailles1967Documentary short
Circus Angel1965
Le songe de chevaux sauvages1962Short
Stowaway in the Sky1960
The Red Balloon1956Short
White Mane1953
Bim1951

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Versailles1967Documentary short
Circus Angel1965
Le songe de chevaux sauvages1962Short
General Electric Theater1961TV Series 1 episode
Stowaway in the Sky1960
The Red Balloon1956Short written by
White Mane1953commentary / original scenario
Bim1951

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le vent des amoureux1978Documentary producer
Stowaway in the Sky1960producer
The Red Balloon1956Short producer
White Mane1953producer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paris jamais vu1967Documentary short

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stowaway in the Sky1960camera operator

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Brotherhood of the Wolf2001special thanks

Source
IMDB Wikipedia
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