Greg McLean

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Greg McLean
Born Australia
Occupation Director, writer, actor, producer
Years active 2001–present

Greg McLean is an Australian film director, producer and writer.

Biography[edit]

According to the production notes for film Wolf Creek, "after training as a fine artist specializing in painting, McLean attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), completing a graduate diploma in directing."[1] In his early career he worked with theatre director Neil Armfield, and with Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin at Opera Australia.

McLean's first short film, Plead, won a Gold award from the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS). His short film ICQ screened at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, winning "Best Director of a Short Film". Under his production company GMF (Greg McLean Film), McLean produced television commercials and similar work.

McLean's first full length film, in 2005, was the Australian independent horror film Wolf Creek. Reviews were mixed, but it achieved a cult following. In the United States, it received an NC-17 rating until being edited to obtain an R rating.

Mclean's next film Rogue, in 2007, was about a deadly salt-water crocodile attacking an international group of tourists in Australia's Northern Territory.[2] He was one of the candidates to direct Paranormal Activity 2.[3] McLean produced the Justin Dix thriller Crawlspace.[4]

In February 2013, McLean returned as writer, producer & director for Wolf Creek 2, the sequel to Wolf Creek. John Jarrett reprised his role as serial killer Mick Taylor, and co-starred with Ryan Corr.

McLean's next film will be 6 Miranda Drive.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Director (Executive)
Producer
Writer
2001 ICQ
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2005 Wolf Creek
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2007 Rogue
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2010 Red Hill
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2012 Crawlspace
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2014 Wolf Creek 2
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TBA 6 Miranda Drive
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