Famous Film Directors from Australia

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List of famous film directors from Australia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Australia has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Australian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Australia and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

List ranges from Michael Spiccia to Peter Dodd and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Australian directors?" and "Which directors are from Australia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Australia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Australian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    A.J. Carter Subiaco, Australia

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    A.R. Harwood Victoria, DVD Region 4, Oceania

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    Aaron J. March Adelaide, Australia

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    Aaron Wilson Australia

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    Abe Forsythe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

    Abe Forsythe Sydney, Australia

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    Adam Bayliss

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    Berwick, Australia

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    Melbourne, Australia

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    Toronto, Canada

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    Adrian Carr Victoria, DVD Region 4, Oceania

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    New Zealand

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    Sydney, Australia

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    Alby Mangels Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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    Alex Kelly New South Wales, Albury, Australasia

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    Cairo, Egypt

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    Alexandra Billington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

    Alexandra Billington Manchester, United Kingdom

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    Melbourne, Australia

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    Alfred Rolfe Melbourne, Australia

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    Alison Ellwood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

    Alison Ellwood Australia

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    Sydney, Australia

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    Canberra, Australia

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    Alyson Standen

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    Melbourne, Australia

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    Melbourne, Australia

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    Sydney, Australia

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    Andrew Martin

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    Moriac, Australia

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    Australia

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    Andrew William Robb

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    Angus Sampson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

    Angus Sampson Sydney, Australia

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    Sydney, Australia

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    Ann Turner Adelaide, Australia

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    Anthony Field is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

    Anthony Field Kellyville, Australia

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    Adelaide, Australia

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    Sydney, Australia

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    Antony Szeto Sydney, Australia

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    Brisbane, Australia

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    Sydney, Australia

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    Melbourne, Australia

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    Arthur Shirley Hobart, Australia

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    Baz Luhrmann is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

    Baz Luhrmann Sydney, Australia

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    Ben Briand Kew Vic, Australia

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    Catford, London, United Kingdom

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    Ben Hackworth Brisbane, Australia

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