Carl Schultz (born 19 September 1939) is a Hungarian-Australian film director.
He left his native Budapest during the uprising of 1956 with his brother Otto Schultz. They fled to England, and after arriving in London they moved to Manchester. In 1958, Schultz emigrated to Australia by himself, where he worked for Australian TV, first as a cameraman, and then as a director.
In 1978, he directed his first feature film, Blue Fin , starring Hardy Kruger.His more notable film credits include Careful, He Might Hear You , winner of eight Australian Film Institute Awards, including Best Director and Best Film; Travelling North , with Leo McKern; and The Seventh Sign , starring Demi Moore and Jürgen Prochnow.
Bruce Beresford is an Australian film director who has made more than 30 feature films over a 50-year career. Notable films he has directed include Breaker Morant (1980), Tender Mercies (1983), Crimes of the Heart (1986) and Driving Miss Daisy (1989).
Daryl William Mathew Gabriel McInnes is an Australian film and television actor and writer. He portrays the role of Matt Tivolli in The Time of Our Lives. He is best known for his roles as Senior Constable Nick Schultz in Blue Heelers and Max Connors in SeaChange.
Blue Fin is a 1978 Australian family film directed by Carl Schultz and starring Hardy Krüger, Greg Rowe and Elspeth Ballantyne. It is based on a 1969 Australian novel written by Colin Thiele.
Robert Scott Hicks is an Australian film director and screenwriter. He is best known as the screenwriter and director of Shine, the biopic of pianist David Helfgott. For this, Hicks was nominated for two Academy Awards. Other movies he has directed include the film adaptations of Stephen King's Hearts in Atlantis and Nicholas Sparks' The Lucky One.
Careful, He Might Hear You is a 1983 Australian drama film. It is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Australian-American author Sumner Locke Elliott.
Wendy Hughes was an award-winning Australian actress known for her work in theatre, film and television. Her career spanned more than forty years and established her reputation as one of Australia's finest and most prolific actors. In her later career she acted in Happy New Year along with stars Peter Falk and Charles Durning. In 1993 she played Dr. Carol Blythe, M. E. in Homicide: Life on the Street. In the late 1990s, she starred in State Coroner and Paradise Road.
Cezary Skubiszewski is a Polish-born Australian film and television composer whose work has received international acclaim winning numerous awards. He has composed film scores for Red Dog, Two Hands, The Sapphires, Blessed, Death Defying Acts, Beneath Hill 60 and TV series Picnic at Hanging Rock. He is the father of actress, film director/writer Viva Bianca and composer/music producer Jan Skubiszewski.
Susie Porter is an Australian television and film actress.
The Nostradamus Kid is a 1992 Australian feature film written and directed by Bob Ellis.
Michael James Rowland is an Australian film director.
Judith Ann Morris is an Australian character actress, as well as a film director and screenwriter, well known for the variety of roles she played in 58 different television shows and films, starting her career as a child actress and appearing on screen until 1999, since then she has worked on film writing and directing, most recently for co-writing and co-directing a musical epic about the life of penguins in Antarctica which became Happy Feet, Australia's largest animated film project to date.
Luke Carroll is an Australian television and film actor.
Max Cullen is an Australian stage and screen actor. He has appeared in many Australian films and television series but is best known for his role in the film Spider and Rose and the television series The Flying Doctors, Secret Valley and Love My Way.
Goodbye Paradise is a 1983 Australian film directed by Carl Schultz. The plot centres on Queensland's Gold Coast in the early 1980s, when a disgraced former cop, Michael Stacey writes a book exposing police corruption, does an investigation resulting in 2 murders, exposes a religious cult and watches the army begin a military coup.
Travelling North is a 1987 Australian film directed by Carl Schultz and starring Leo McKern, Julia Blake, Graham Kennedy, and Henri Szeps. Based on an original 1979 play of the same name by David Williamson, it is one of Williamson's favourite movies based on his works. The act of "travelling north" as used in the title, in the context of the southern hemisphere in which the film and its original play are set, denotes transitioning from the colder, business-dominated southern regions of the Australian continent to the notionally more relaxed and warmer subtropical or tropical northern regions such as northern New South Wales and ultimately, far north Queensland.
Mark Joffe is one of Australia's leading film and television directors, having directed six feature films to critical acclaim and commercial success and over one hundred and twenty hours of quality television drama. Mark's features include The Man Who Sued God ; the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Cosi and the multi-award-winning Spotswood both for Miramax; and for Working Title, The Matchmaker. The Man Who Sued God was an international hit achieved No.1 over consecutive weeks and grossed over $8.5 million at the Australian box office. Mark directed the feature film Grievous Bodily Harm ; and the children's short feature Boy Soldiers which was nominated for an International Emmy and won the Liv Ullmann Peace Prize, Chicago Children's Film Festival.
Martin Kevin Vaughan is an Australian stage, television and film actor and musician. He played the lead role in the award-winning 26-part 1976 television series Power Without Glory.
The 25th Australian Film Institute Awards were held at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on 24 September 1983. Presented by the Australian Film Institute (AFI), the awards celebrated the best in Australian feature film, documentary and short film productions of 1983.
Anna Maria Monticelli is an Australian actress, screenwriter and producer.