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Gregor Jordan

Jordan's career as a director started with music videos, most notably Christine Anu's Party. His first short film Swinger won the Tropicana Short Film Festival in Sydney before going on to collect the Jury Prize at Cannes in 1995. Swinger has since been screened at Telluride, New York, Sundance, Edinburgh, Hofer, Brisbane, Valladolid, Haifa and Taipei Film Festivals. In January, 1996 it was screened as part of the Australian Collection of short films on ABC TV.

During 1996, Jordan completed his second short film Stitched, which was nominated for an AFI Award for Best Screenplay - Non Feature. He has also written two episodes of the Southern Star Xanadu series Big Sky and directed The Confident Man, an episode of the anthology series Twisted Tales for the Nine Network.

Jordan's debut feature film Two Hands starring Heath Ledger and Bryan Brown was selected for the Sundance Film Festival in January, 1999. It debuted at Number One in the Australian Box Office that July. Two Hands was nominated for 11 AFI Awards in 1999, and won for Best Film, Best Direction and Best Original Screenplay.

His second feature Buffalo Soldiers starring Ed Harris, Joaquin Phoenix and Anna Paquin will be released in this year.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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Gregor Jordan Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter

Selected Filmography

The Painting
Ned Kelly
Two Hands
The Informers
Buffalo Soldiers
Eone Triple feature
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