Kriv Stenders

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Kriv Stenders
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Kriv Stenders 2012
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, film producer

Kriv Stenders is an Australian writer, producer and director best known for the film Red Dog[1] and the thriller film Kill Me Three Times.[2][3]

The director has won many awards [listed below]. As of 17 November 2011, his movie Red Dog made more than A$21 million at the Australian box office since opening in August 2011. It is ranked eighth in the list of (Cinema of Australia) highest-grossing Australian films of all time. Eleven days after opening, Red Dog became the highest-grossing Australian film of 2011. It has won numerous awards.

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Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards:

AACTA Award [Nominee] (2015) Best Direction in a Television Drama or Comedy Episode 1 The Principal (2015)

AACTA Award [Nominee] (2012) Best Direction Red Dog (2011)

Australian Directors Guild:

ADG Award [Nominee] (2012) Best Direction in a Feature Film Red Dog (2011)

ADG Award [Nominee] (2007) Best Direction in a Feature Film Boxing Day (2007)

Australian Film Institute:

AFI Award [Nominee] (2005) Best Screenplay, Adapted The Illustrated Family Doctor (2005)

AFI Award [Winner] (1998) Best Short Fiction Film Two/Out (1998)

Australian Screen Directors' Association:

ASDA Award [Nominee] (2005) Best Direction of a First Feature Film The Illustrated Family Doctor (2005)

Berlin International Film Festival:

Crystal Bear [Nominee] (2017) Generation Kplus - Best Film Red Dog: True Blue (2016)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards:

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2012) Best Director Red Dog (2011)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2005) Best Screenplay - Adapted The Illustrated Family Doctor (2005)

Heartland Film Festival:

Grand Prize [Winner] (2017) Narrative Feature Red Dog: True Blue (2016)

IF Awards:

IF Award [Winner] (2011) Best Direction Red Dog (2011)

IF Award [Winner] (2011) Best Feature Film Red Dog (2011)

IF Award [Nominee] (2007) Best Director Boxing Day (2007)

Melbourne International Film Festival:

Best Australian Short Film [Winner] (1998) Two/Out (1998)

Montréal Festival of New Cinema:

Special Mention [Winner] (2007) Boxing Day (2007)

Rencontres Internationales du Cinema des Antipodes:

Audience Award [Winner] (2012) Best Feature Film Red Dog (2011)

TIFF Kids International Film Festival:

Young People's Jury Award [Winner] (2017) Best Feature Film (Ages 8-10) Red Dog: True Blue (2016)

White Sands International Film Festival:

Grand Jury Award [Winner] (2012) Red Dog (2011)


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