Husein Alicajic

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Husein Alicajic is an Australian filmmaker who writes and directs for film and television,[1] known for award-winning commercials for Foxtel. [2][3]

Background[edit]

Born in Sydney, Australia to a Bosnian father and a Scottish mother, Alicajic attended Newington College (1983–88).[4] He attained degrees in Economics (Hons), Philosophy and Communications before deciding to become a filmmaker.

Career[edit]

With director Alex Proyas, Alicajic created a pre-trailer for the 20th Century Fox film I, Robot.[3] In 2008, while with Aritmetic, Alicajic produced a campaign for Foxtel, winning a gold Promax Award.[5] In 2009 he moved from Aritmetic and joined Photoplay.[2][6]

Alicajic collaborated with UK writer Jeff Noon on his IF award-winning script Divine Shadows,[7] which is currently in pre-production for shooting to begin in 2010.[3] As part of a two-picture deal Alicajic has also signed to direct the AMPAS Nicholl Fellowship winning feature screenplay The Secret Boy.[3]

Partial filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Husein Alicajic". Screen Australia. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "HUSEIN ALICAJIC". Photoplay. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Wow filmmaker's forum: Director's Vision Through The Cinematographer's Lens". WOW Film Festival. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  4. ^ Newington College Register of Past Students 1863-1998 (Syd, 1999) pp2
  5. ^ "Kamen Brothers + Husein Alicajic to Photoplay". Campaign Brief. 17 September 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "New to Photoplay". Australian Creative. 18 September 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "Lantana scores big at Australian IF awards". Screen Daily. 11 November 2001. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  8. ^ "2001 Inside Film Awards". Inside Film Awards. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  9. ^ http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/winners/2011/pieces.php?iid=413230&pid=1
  10. ^ http://www.bestadsontv.com/news/blog.php?id=31323
  11. ^ http://www.adg.org.au/awards-2016-winners.aspx
  12. ^ https://www.canneslions.com/winners_awards/release_of_awards/
  13. ^ http://clios.com/awards/winners?year=2016&medium=410&category=12653/
  14. ^ http://www.ciclopefestival.com/ciclope-festival-2016-winners-gallery/

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