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Neill Blomkamp (born 17 September 1979) is a South African-Canadian film and advertisement director, writer, producer and animator. [1]

75 relations: Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Picture, Africa, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York, Alien (film), Alien (franchise), Alive in Joburg, Amazon.com, Animation, Animator, Art of Dying (band), Bradbury Award, Canada, Canadians, Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Chappie (film), Cinéma vérité, CinemaScore, Citroën, Citroën C4, Columbia Pictures, Computer-generated imagery, Crossing the Line (2008 film), Dark Angel (TV series), Die Antwoord, District 9, Ellen Ripley, Elysium (film), Film director, Film producer, First Wave (TV series), Forbes, Gatorade, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay, Halo (series), Halo 3, Hand-held camera, IPad, Johannesburg, Media Rights Capital, Mercy Point, Metacritic, MovieMaker, Nike, Inc., Office Space, Peter Jackson, Popular Science, Rainmaker Digital Effects, Redhill School (Johannesburg), Rotten Tomatoes, ..., San Diego Comic-Con International, Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Satellite Award for Best Director, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Screenwriter, Sharlto Copley, Sigourney Weaver, Smallville, Sony Pictures Entertainment, South Africa, Stargate SG-1, Terri Tatchell, The Embassy Visual Effects, Time (magazine), TriStar Pictures, Vancouver, Vancouver Film School, Visual Effects Society Awards 2005, Wired (magazine), Yellow (2006 short film), Yolandi Visser, YouTube, 20th Century Fox, 3000 Miles to Graceland, 82nd Academy Awards. Expand index (25 more) »

Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.

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Academy Award for Best Picture

The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to producers working in the film industry and is the only category in which every member is eligible to submit a nomination.

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Africa

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent.

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Aftershock: Earthquake in New York

Aftershock: Earthquake in New York is a 1999 miniseries that was broadcast in the United States on CBS in two parts, with the first part aired on November 14 and the second on November 16.

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Alien (film)

Alien is a 1979 American science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto.

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Alien (franchise)

Alien is a science-fiction horror film franchise centered on a film series that depicts Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and her battles with an extraterrestrial lifeform, commonly referred to as "the Alien".

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Alive in Joburg

Alive in Joburg is a 2006 science fiction short film directed by Neill Blomkamp, produced by Simon Hansen, Sharlto Copley and Carlo Trulli as Executive Producer of Spy Films in Canada.

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Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

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Animation

The bouncing ball animation (below) consists of these six frames.

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Animator

An animator is an artist who creates multiple images, known as frames, which give an illusion of movement called animation when displayed in rapid sequence.

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Art of Dying (band)

Art of Dying is a Canadian rock band fronted by Jonny Hetherington.

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Bradbury Award

The Ray Bradbury Award (full name "Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation") is presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to recognize excellence in screenwriting.

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Canadians

Canadians (Canadiens) are the people who are identified with the country of Canada.

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Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (formerly the International Advertising Festival) is a global event for those working in the creative communications, advertising and related fields.

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Chappie (film)

Chappie (stylized as CHAPPiE) is a 2015 American science fiction film directed by South African Neill Blomkamp.

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Cinéma vérité

Cinéma vérité (truthful cinema) is a style of documentary filmmaking, invented by Jean Rouch, inspired by Dziga Vertov's theory about Kino-Pravda and influenced by Robert Flaherty’s films.

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CinemaScore

CinemaScore is a market research firm based in Las Vegas.

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Citroën

Citroën is a major French automobile manufacturer, part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group since 1976.

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Citroën C4

The Citroën C4 is a small family car (C-segment in Europe) produced by French automaker Citroën since autumn 2004.

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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (CPII) is an American film production and distribution studio of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Computer-generated imagery

Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, commercials, videos, and simulators.

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Crossing the Line (2008 film)

Crossing the Line is a 2008 war short film written and directed by Peter Jackson set in World War I. It is the first film made with the Red One camera.

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Dark Angel (TV series)

Dark Angel is an American biopunk/cyberpunk science fiction television series created by James Cameron and Charles H. Eglee and starring Jessica Alba in her breakthrough role.

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Die Antwoord

Die Antwoord (Afrikaans for "The Answer") is a South African rap-rave group formed in Cape Town in 2008.

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District 9

District 9 is a 2009 mockumentary science fiction action thriller film directed by Neill Blomkamp, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, and produced by Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham.

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Ellen Ripley

Ellen Louise Ripley is a fictional character and the protagonist of the ''Alien'' film series played by American actress Sigourney Weaver.

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Elysium (film)

Elysium is a 2013 American science fiction thriller film written and directed by Neill Blomkamp.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Film producer

Film producers fill a variety of roles depending upon the type of producer.

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First Wave (TV series)

First Wave is a Canadian science fiction television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Sci-Fi Channel and Space (TV channel) in Canada.

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Forbes

Forbes is an American business magazine owned by Forbes, Inc.

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Gatorade

The Gatorade Company, Inc. is a manufacturer of sports-themed beverage and food products, built around its signature line of sports drinks.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay

The Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture is one of the annual awards given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

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Halo (series)

Halo is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed and developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios.

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Halo 3

Halo 3 is a 2007 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie for the Xbox 360 console.

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Hand-held camera

Hand-held camera or hand-held shooting is a filmmaking and video production technique in which a camera is held in the camera operator's hands as opposed to being mounted on a tripod or other base.

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IPad

iPad is an iOS-based line of tablet computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first iPad was released on April 3, 2010; the most recent iPad models are the iPad Air 2, released on October 22, 2014, and the iPad Mini 4, released on September 9, 2015.

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Jo'burg, eGoli, and Joeys, and abbreviated as JHB) is the largest city in South Africa.

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Media Rights Capital

Media Rights Capital (MRC) is an American independent film and television studio founded by Mordecai Wiczyk and Asif Satchu.

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Mercy Point

Mercy Point is an American science fiction series that ran from the fall of 1998 to the midsummer of 1999 on UPN.

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Metacritic

Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books.

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MovieMaker

MovieMaker Magazine is an American publication focused on the art and business of making movies with a special emphasis on independent film.

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Nike, Inc.

Nike, Inc. (official,; also, non-US) is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services.

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Office Space

Office Space is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge.

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Peter Jackson

Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand filmmaker.

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Popular Science

Popular Science (also known as PopSci) is an American monthly magazine carrying popular science content, which refers to articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects.

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Rainmaker Digital Effects

Rainmaker, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with an office in Los Angeles, California, is a visual effects, 3D animation and post-production company specialising in feature film, television, commercials, and games.

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Redhill School (Johannesburg)

Redhill School is an independent, private, co-educational multi-faith day school located in Morningside, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is a website launched in 1998 devoted to film reviews and news; it is widely known as a film review aggregator.

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San Diego Comic-Con International

San Diego Comic-Con International is a multigenre entertainment and comic convention held annually in San Diego, California.

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Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

The Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is an annual award given by the International Press Academy.

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Satellite Award for Best Director

The Satellite Award for Best Director is one of the annual Satellite Awards given by the International Press Academy.

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or SFWA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers in the United States.

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Screenwriter

A screenplay writer, screenwriter for short, scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media such as films, television programs, comics or video games are based.

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Sharlto Copley

Sharlto Copley (born November 27, 1973) is a South African actor, producer, and director who has produced and co-directed short films which have appeared at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as commercials and music videos.

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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver; October 8, 1949) is an American actress and film producer.

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Smallville

Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

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Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (SPE) is the American entertainment subsidiary of Japanese multinational technology and media conglomerate Sony.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Stargate SG-1

Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's ''Stargate'' franchise.

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Terri Tatchell

Terri Tatchell is a Canadian screenwriter, best known for co-writing the screenplay of District 9 and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 82nd Academy Awards.

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The Embassy Visual Effects

The Embassy is a visual effects studio located in Vancouver, Canada.

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Time (magazine)

Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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TriStar Pictures

TriStar Pictures, Inc. (spelled as Tri-Star until 1991) is an American film production studio of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, owned by the Sony subsidiary Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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Vancouver

Vancouver officially the City of Vancouver, is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada.

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Vancouver Film School

Vancouver Film School (VFS) is a private entertainment arts school located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Visual Effects Society Awards 2005

4th Visual Effects Society Awards February 16, 2006 ---- Best Visual Effects – Motion Picture: King Kong The 4th Visual Effects Society Awards, given in Los Angeles on 16 February 2006, honored the best visual effects in film and television.

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Wired (magazine)

Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine, published in both print and online editions, that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics.

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Yellow (2006 short film)

Yellow or Adicolor Yellow is a 2006 futuristic short film by director Neill Blomkamp, written by Terri Tatchell and Blomkamp.

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Yolandi Visser

Anri du Toit (born), better known by her stage name Yolandi Visser (stylized as ¥o-landi Vi$$er), is best known as a vocalist in the South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord.

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YouTube

YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States.

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20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation with hyphen used from its inception until 1985), also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20CFFC, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures or simply Fox is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American film studios.

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3000 Miles to Graceland

3000 Miles to Graceland is a 2001 action film, starring Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Bokeem Woodbine, Christian Slater, and Kevin Pollak.

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82nd Academy Awards

The 82nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2009 and took place on March 7, 2010, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neill_Blomkamp

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