Tony Rogers (director)

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Tony Rogers is an Australian film director, producer and actor. [1]

He is best known for directing the Tropfest- and AFI Award-winning comedy Wilfred (2007 and 2010). [2] He was also director of the feature film Rats and Cats alongside the same creative team from Wilfred. [1] [3] He directed and co-wrote the online miniseries How to Talk Australians . [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 Keith Downes (16 April 2012). "Tony Rogers - Personal website". tonyrogers.com.au. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
  2. Alyssa Braithwaite (6 December 2007). "AFI first night winners announced". news.com.au. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  3. David Stratton (14 May 2008). "At the Movies: Rats and Cats". Australian Broadcasting Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  4. Puvanenthiran, Bhakthi (19 August 2014). "Talking Australian parody web series tackles racism". The Sydney Morning Herald . Retrieved 19 December 2014.