Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony “Baz” Luhrmann (1962-) is an actor, director and screenwriter Australian filmmaker best known for the Red curtain trilogy especially by the third film of the trilogy moulin Rouge.

Biography

Luhrmann was born in new south wales (Australia) on September 17, 1962, a teacher of dance and Leonard Luhrmann a farmer, who died the first day that Baz filming moulin Rouge.[ 1 ] Luhrmann attended the St. Joseph’s Hastings Regional School, Port Macquarie from 1975 to 1978 and Sydney Grammar School. His nickname “baz” was due to its similarity with Basil Brush.

It is a very good friend of Australian actors hugh jackman and nicole kidman [ 2 ] and the writer and actor Craig Pearce who has worked in moulin Rouge, Romeo and juliet and strictly ballroom.

Luhrmann case on 26 January 1997 with Catherine Martin, who has been in all of his films production designer. 10 October 2003 welcomed their daughter Lillian “Lilly” Amanda Luhrmann in Sydney and 8 June 2005 welcomed his son William Alexander Luhrmann.

Career

After a quiet acting career started in the 1970s, he achieved international fame with Hollywood productions in the early 1990s. His first box office hit was strictly ballroom (1993), with Paul mercury, Tara Morice, Bill Hinter; three years later adapted to William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (1996), with Leonardo dicaprio, Pete postlethwaite and claire danes.

His biggest success so far has been moulin Rouge (2001), with nicole kidman and ewan mcgregor, an original musical with songs by the Beatles, Madonna, elton john, Nirvana and Queen, among others. He has also performed “La boheme” Opera mounts as well as commercial, being the best-known has done for the perfume Chanel No 5 with Kidman.

“Australia (2008)” has been his last movie that stars nicole kidman and hugh jackman and premiered in December 2008.

Awards

Year       Category              Prize      Series    Result

2009       Best Film              FCCA Award       Australia              Nominated [ 7 ]

2008       Best Original Song            Satellite Award                 Australia              Nominated

2008       Best Screenplay, Original              Satellite Award                 Australia              Nominated

2002       AFI Movie of the Year    AFI Film Award Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Picture        Oscar     Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Film              BAFTA Film Award           Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Screenplay – Original             BAFTA Film Award           Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002                       David Lean Award for Direction                 Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Non-American Film               Bodil      Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Director      Critics Choice Award       Moulin Rouge    He won

2002       Best Director      CFCA Award       Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Foreign Film             César Award      Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures               DGA Award        Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Director      Empire Award   Moulin Rouge    He won

2002       Best Director      FCCA Award       Moulin Rouge    He won

2002       Best Screenplay – Original             FCCA Award       Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Director – Motion Picture    Golden Globe    Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Director – Foreign Film         Silver Ribbon Award       Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Director      OFCS Award       Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Motion Picture Producer of the Year       PGA Award         Moulin Rouge    He won

2002                       Sonny Bono Visionary Award      Moulin Rouge

2002       Best Director      PFCS Award        Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Non-American Film               Robert Award    Moulin Rouge    He won

2002       Best Director      Golden Satellite Award                 Moulin Rouge    He won

2002       Best Screenplay, Original              Golden Satellite Award                 Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2002       Best Director      VFCC Award       Moulin Rouge    He won

2002       Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen                 Writers Guild of America Award (Screen)              Moulin Rouge   Nominated

2001       Most Creative Use of Existing Material on a Soundtrack                 World Soundtrack Award             Moulin Rouge    He won

2001                       Golden Palm      Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2001       Best Direction    AFI Award           Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2001       Best Film              AFI Award           Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2001                       Screen International Award        Moulin Rouge    He won

2001                       Hollywood Movie of the Year     Moulin Rouge    He won

2001       Best Direction    IF Award              Moulin Rouge    Nominated

2001       Best Feature Film             IF Award              Moulin Rouge    Nominated

1999                       Byron Kennedy Award Romeo + Juliet

1998       Best Screenplay – Adapted          BAFTA Film Award           Romeo + Juliet He won

1998                       David Lean Award for Direction                 Romeo + Juliet He won

1998       Director of the Year        ALFS Award        Romeo + Juliet Nominated

1997                       Best Foreign Film Award               Romeo + Juliet Nominated

1997                       Alfred Bauer Award        Romeo + Juliet He won

1997                       Golden Berlin Bear          Romeo + Juliet Nominated

1997                       Screen International Award        Romeo + Juliet Nominated

1994       Best Film              Golden Precolumbian Circle        Strictly Ballroom               Nominated

1993       Best Film              BAFTA Film Award           Strictly Ballroom               Nominated

1993       Best Screenplay – Adapted          BAFTA Film Award           Strictly Ballroom               Nominated

1993       Newcomer of the Year ALFS Award        Strictly Ballroom               He won

1993                       Golden Aphrodite           Strictly Ballroom               He won

1993       Best Foreign Film             Robert Award    Strictly Ballroom               He won

1992                       People’s Choice Award Strictly Ballroom               He won

1992                       Most Popular Film           Strictly Ballroom               He won

1992       Best Director      AFI Award           Strictly Ballroom               He won

1992       Best Screenplay, Original or Adapted      AFI Award           Strictly Ballroom               He won

1992       Foreign Film       Award of the Youth        Strictly Ballroom               He won