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Neil Armfield Net Worth

Neil Armfield Net Worth is
$12 Million

Neil Armfield Biography

Neil Geoffrey Armfield AO (born 22 April 1955) is an Australian director of theatre, film and opera.Born in Sydney, Armfield was the youngest of three boys. The son of a factory worker at the nearby Arnott's Biscuits factory, he was brought up in the suburb of Concord adjacent to Exile Bay. He was educated at the (then) selective publicly funded Homebush Boys High School and the University of Sydney, graduating in 1977, and became Co-Artistic Director of the Nimrod Theatre Company in 1979. He joined South Australia's Lighthouse Theatre before returning to Sydney in 1985, where he was involved in the purchase of Belvoir St Theatre and the formation of Company B, becoming its first Artistic Director in 1994.In April 2008 he was selected as a participant in the Towards a creative Australia strand of the Australia 2020 Summit. Armfield announced in 2009 that the 2010 season would be his last as Belvoir Artistic Director, but he has subsequently directed under the new Artistic Director Ralph Myers.His homosexuality has informed much of his work.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Date Of BirthApril 22, 1955
Place Of BirthSydney, Australia
ProfessionDirector, Writer, Miscellaneous Crew
EducationUniversity of Sydney
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neil_Armfield
AwardsAACTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
NominationsGolden Bear


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia [January 2009]
2He was awarded the A.O. (Officer of the Order of Australia) in the 2007 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to the arts, nationally and internationally, as a director of theatre, opera and film, and as a promoter of innovative Australian productions including Australian Indigenous drama.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006AFI AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Screenplay - AdaptedCandy (2006)Luke Davies
2006Awgie AwardAustralian Writers' GuildFeature Film - AdaptationCandy (2006)Luke Davies

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016AFCA AwardAustralian Film Critics Association AwardsBest DirectorHolding the Man (2015)
2016AACTA AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest DirectionHolding the Man (2015)
2016FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest DirectorHolding the Man (2015)
2006Golden Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalCandy (2006)
2006FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest DirectorCandy (2006)
2006FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest Screenplay - AdaptedCandy (2006)Ana Kokkinos

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015People's Choice AwardMelbourne International Film FestivalBest Narrative FeatureHolding the Man (2015)


Filmography

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Holding the Man2015
Being Brendo2012TV Series 2012
Candy2006
Naked: Stories of Men1996TV Series 2 episodes
The Eighth Wonder1995TV Movie
Edens Lost1991TV Movie
The Castanet Club1991
Twelfth Night1987

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Candy2006screenplay
Twelfth Night1987

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Marriage of Figaro2010production
The Turn of the Screw: Britten1991TV Movie directed for stage

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lanfranchi's Memorial Discotheque2010Documentary thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Raising the Curtain2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Opera Australia's Golden Jubilee2006TV Movie documentaryHimself

Source
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