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Baz Luhrmann (film director)

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Who is Baz Luhrmann?

Baz Luhrmann: Mark Anthony "Baz" Luhrmann is an Australian film director, screenwriter and producer best known for The Red Curtain Trilogy, comprising his films Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, and Moulin Rouge!. In 2008, his film Australia was released, starring Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman. His version of The Great Gatsby was released in 2013.

  • also known as Baz Luhrman; Mark Anthony Luhrmann; Luhrmann, Baz; BLAM; Mark Anthony "Baz" Luhrmann; Baz
  • born on (52 years ago) in Sydney, child of Leonard Luhrmann and Barbara Luhrmann
  • nationality: Australia
  • education: National Institute of Dramatic Art
  • profession: Screenwriter, film director, film producer, actor
  • member of musical group BLAM
  • Marriage with Catherine Martin since
  • parent of
  • albums: "Something for Everybody", "Everybody’s Free (to Wear SUNSCREEN): THE SUNSCREEN SONG (Class of ’99)"
  • filmography: played Pete in "Winter of Our Dreams"
  • TV series: "The 100 Greatest Musicals"
  • films written:
  • films produced:
  • films directed:
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to AACTA Award for Best Direction - "Strictly Ballroom"
      • nominated to Australian Film Institute Award for Best Screenplay - "Strictly Ballroom", with Craig Pearce
      • AACTA Award for Best Direction - "Strictly Ballroom"
      • Australian Film Institute Award for Best Screenplay - "Strictly Ballroom", with Craig Pearce
      • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film - "Strictly Ballroom", with Tristam Miall
      • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted - "Strictly Ballroom", with Craig Pearce
      • nominated to London Film Critics' Circle Award for Director of the Year - "Romeo + Juliet"
      • nominated to Golden Bear - "Romeo + Juliet"
      • nominated to Australian Film Institute Award for Best Foreign Film - "Romeo + Juliet", with Gabriella Martinelli
      • nominated to European Film Award for Best Non-European Film - "Romeo + Juliet" (USA)
      • Australian Film Institute Award for Best Foreign Film - "Romeo + Juliet", with Gabriella Martinelli
      • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Direction - "Romeo + Juliet"
      • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted - "Romeo + Juliet", with Craig Pearce
      • BAFTA Award for Best Direction - "Romeo + Juliet"
      • BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted - "Romeo + Juliet", with Craig Pearce
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Picture - "Moulin Rouge!", with Martin Brown & Fred Baron
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy - "Moulin Rouge!", with Fred Baron & Martin Brown
      • nominated to Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Director - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • nominated to DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • nominated to AACTA Award for Best Film - "Moulin Rouge!", with Martin Brown & Fred Baron
      • nominated to AACTA Award for Best Direction - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • nominated to European Film Award for Best Non-European Film - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy - "Moulin Rouge!", with Fred Baron & Martin Brown
      • National Board of Review Award for Best Film - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • London Film Critics' Circle Award for Film of the Year - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Director - "Moulin Rouge!" (Tied with Ron Howard for A Beautiful Mind.)
      • European Film Award for Best Non-European Film - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Direction - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film - "Moulin Rouge!", with Martin Brown & Fred Baron
      • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Director - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay - "Moulin Rouge!", with Craig Pearce
      • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay - "Moulin Rouge!", with Craig Pearce
      • nominated to César Award for Best Foreign Film - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • nominated to Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture - "Moulin Rouge!", with Martin Brown & Fred Baron
      • nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay - "Moulin Rouge!", with Craig Pearce
      • Satellite Award for Best Director - "Moulin Rouge!"
      • Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture - "Moulin Rouge!", with Fred Baron & Martin Brown
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical - "La Bohème"
      • nominated to Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical - "La Bohème"
      • nominated to Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical - "La Bohème"
      • nominated to AACTA Award for Best Film - "The Great Gatsby", with Douglas Wick, Lucy Fisher, Catherine Martin & Catherine Knapman
      • nominated to AACTA Award for Best Direction - "The Great Gatsby"
      • nominated to AACTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay - "The Great Gatsby", with Craig Pearce
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film The Great Gatsby (Deluxe Edition)"
      • nominated to AACTA International Award for Best Direction - "The Great Gatsby"
      • AACTA Award for Best Film - "The Great Gatsby", with Catherine Martin, Douglas Wick, Catherine Knapman & Lucy Fisher
      • AACTA Award for Best Direction - "The Great Gatsby"
      • AACTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay - "The Great Gatsby", with Craig Pearce

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