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Alex Proyas

Alex Proyas first came to the attention of cinema audiences around the world in 1994 with his film adaptation of the cutting-edge comic book The Crow, which was followed by the critically acclaimed science fiction drama Dark City in 1998.

Garage Days, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, was Proyas' first foray into feature comedy, and his first film set in the contemporary world. Proyas also co-wrote Garage Days, which is about an aspiring garage band, drawing upon his experiences as a rock music video director.

Accepted to the Australian Film, Television, and Radio School at the age of 17, Proyas' first short film Groping won numerous international awards, including Best Short at the London Film Festival.

Proyas lives and works in Sydney where his production company Mystery Clock Cinema is developing numerous projects for him to direct and produce for film and television.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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Alex Proyas Facts

OccupationDirector
BirthdaySeptember 23, 1963 (54)
SignLibra
BirthplaceEgypt

Selected Filmography

Not available.