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David Caesar David Caesar i(A27535 works by)
Born: Established: 1963 New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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David Caesar grew up on his grandparents farm at Turlinjah in the Moruya district of southern New South Wales and began making animated Super-8 films while still at school.

After finishing high school he went to the USA as an exchange student. On his return, he worked as a truck driver before moving to Sydney, where he attended the Australian Film Television and Radio School. After graduation he worked on productions for the ABC, SBS, Channel Nine and BBC television and has also directed rock video clips.

His first feature film was Greenkeeping and in 1996 he wrote and directed Idiot Box, followed in 2000 by Mullet. He has also worked on documentaries and television dramas.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Power Games : The Murdoch-Packer Story ( dir. David Caesar et. al. )agent Sydney : Southern Star Entertainment , 2013 Z1903443 2013 series - publisher film/TV

'From the creators of Howzat! Kerry Packer's War comes the biggest drama event of 2013 - Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story.

'At a tennis party in 1960, Australia's most powerful man, Sir Frank Packer, first met the young, ambitious Rupert Murdoch. It was an encounter that would forever change their lives, the future of their country, and the face of the world's media.

'Set in the period 1960-75, Power Games is the story of how the epic ambitions of Rupert Murdoch and the Packer family collided as they battled for control of Australia's newspaper and television industries. And although they played hard, the rivals had a profound appreciation of each other's talents, vision and drive.

'Through 15 years of political intrigue, raw corporate power and high-rolling luxury, these fierce rivals used every means at their disposal to build their empires - and ultimately came to respect and admire each other as titans on the world media stage.'

(Source: Australian Television: In Production website)

2014 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
2014 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
2013 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
form y separately published work icon Rush ( dir. Andrew Prowse et. al. )agent 2008 Australia : Southern Star John Edwards Network Ten , 2008-2011 Z1622238 2008 series - publisher film/TV crime

'... a contemporary action drama series set in a critical incident police unit, providing an insider's view of police under pressure. Our heroes are a mobile squad trained to be smarter, tactically superior and technologically advantaged.'

Source: Australian Television website, (sighted 08/09/2009)

2011 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2011 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2010 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2009 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
form y separately published work icon Prime Mover ( dir. David Caesar ) Australia : Porchlight Films , 2008 Z1523097 2008 single work film/TV (taught in 2 units)

'Prime Mover is a diesel-charged love story about ambition, pressure, responsibility and the love shared by a man, a woman and his truck.'

Source: Porchlight Films website,
Sighted: 19/08/2008

2009 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting
2008 winner Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Film Script
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