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Gavin Hood

South African Director


Born 12-05-1963

Is currently directing the filming of X-Men Origins: Wolverine which is due for release in 2009. Dropped his career in law to enter the movie business.; The movie In Desert and Wilderness became Poland's highest-grossing film for that year.; The Storekeeper went on to win three gold awards, a silver and rave reviews at international film festivals and Pandora Cinema together with African Media Entertainment, M-Net, The South African Department of Arts and Culture and British Screen Finance, came up with the money.



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Best Man: Arts and Culture | Men's Health

Audience Award for Tsotsi | Los Angeles AFI Film Festival

Standard Life Audience Award for Tsotsi | Edinburgh Film Festival

Best Foreign Film for Tsotsi | Academy Awards

Best Foreign Film for Tsotsi | Santa Barbara International Film Festival

People's Choice Award for Tsotsi | Toronto International Film Festival

Best Film for In Desert and Wilderness | Chicago International Children's Film Festival

Bronze Griffon for In Desert and Wilderness | Griffoni Film Festival

Ecumenical Jury Award for A Reasonable Man | Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Grand Prize for The Storekeeper | Melbourne International Film Festival

Diane Thomas Screenwriting Award for A Reasonable Man | UCLA

media exposure

Feature Film | 2007

Director

Feature Film | 2005

Writer/Director

Television Series | 2004

Role of Colonel Alexi Vaselov

Feature Film | 2004

Role of the English Captain

| 2001

Director

Feature Film | 1999

Writer/Director/Co-producer and role of Sean Raine

| 1999


Short Film | 1998

Writer/Director/Producer

| HBO | 1998

Role of Sparks

| 1996

Actor

| 1996

Actor

| 1995

Actor

| HBO | 1994

Actor

Television Series | 1993

Writer

Video Movie | 1991

Actor

| 1991

Actor

Television Series | SABC | 1989

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