Knowledge Identifier: +Alex_Proyas
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1963.
Countries: United States (67%), Australia (17%), Japan (6%)
Linked to: Australian Film Television and Radio School
Proyas' first feature film was the independent science fiction thriller "Spirits of the Air, Gremlins of the Clouds", which was nominated for two Australian Film Institute awards in 1988, for costume design and production design and which won a Special Prize at the 1990 Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival
At the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, Proyas was nominated for a Golden Palm award for his short film, "Book of Dreams: 'Welcome to Crateland"
The Crow (1994 film) - "'The Crow"' is a 1994 American fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J. Schow and John Shirley, and starring Brandon Lee in his final film appearance
In 2004, he directed "I, Robot", a science fiction film suggested by the Isaac Asimov short story compilation "I, Robot"
Jurassic World - In June 2004, it was reported that Alex Proyas was in discussions to direct, with filming expected to begin in March 2005 for a re-scheduled winter 2005 release
Terry Camilleri - In 2009 Camilleri appeared in the film "Knowing" directed by Alex Proyas
Ben Mendelsohn - In 2009, he appeared in the American science fiction film "Knowing" directed by Alex Proyas
In late 2012, it was revealed that Proyas was slated as director of the science fiction thriller film adaptation of the Daniel H. Wilson novel "Amped"
Gods of Egypt (film) - In response to criticisms of its casting practice, director Alex Proyas and Lionsgate issued apologies in late November 2015 for not considering diversity; Lionsgate said it would strive to do better