Elissa Down Net Worth

Elissa Down Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Elissa Down Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Elissa Down is an Australian filmmaker. In 1999 and 2000 Elissa was nominated for Young Film-maker of the year at the WA Screen Awards.Her major works are a number of award winning short films, Summer Angst, The Cherry Orchard, Her Outback, The Bathers, Pink Pyjamas, HMAS Unicorn and Samantha Stewart, aged fourteen. They have been screened at numerous festivals including Tampere, Locarno Aix-en-Provence, Montecatini, Milan, San Francisco Indie, St Kilda, Brisbane, Revelation, Women on Women, POV and Tropfest. These shorts have also been screened in theatres and broadcast nationally and overseas. Elissa was one of Australia's upcoming artists featured in the In Progress spread in Vogue (2005).Elissa Down's first feature film, the semi-autobiographical, The Black Balloon was released in Australian cinemas 6 March 2008. It stars Rhys Wakefield, Gemma Ward, Luke Ford, Erik Thomson and Academy Award Nominee Toni Collette. The world premiere was at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany in February 2008, where the film received a Crystal Bear as the best feature-length film in the Generation 14plus category. On 6 December 2008 Elissa Down was awarded the AFI Best DIrection in Film Award and AFI Best Original Screenplay Award for the Black Balloon. The film also won the L'Oreal Paris AFI Award for Best FIlm.She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Curtin University.
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ProfessionDirector, Writer, Producer


Confess2017TV Series
Offspring2012TV Series 2 episodes
The Black Balloon2008
Summer Angst2004Short
The Cherry Orchard2003Short
The Bathers2003Short
Her Outback2002Documentary short
Pink Pyjamas2001
Samantha Stewart, Aged 142000Short


Confess2017TV Series 1 episode
The Black Balloon2008writer
Summer Angst2004Short
The Bathers2003Short
Samantha Stewart, Aged 142000Short


The Black Balloon2008co-producer


The Waiting City2009script editor


Good News Week2008TV SeriesHerself

Won Awards

2009FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest DirectorThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008Asia Pacific Screen AwardAsia Pacific Screen AwardsBest Children's Feature FilmThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008ADG AwardAustralian Directors GuildBest Direction in a Feature FilmThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008AFI AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest DirectionThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008AFI AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Screenplay - OriginalThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008Awgie AwardAustralian Writers' GuildFeature Film - OriginalThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008Crystal BearBerlin International Film FestivalGeneration 14plus - Best Feature FilmThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008Distinguished Achievement AwardHamptons International Film FestivalFemale Feature DirectorThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008Audience AwardRencontres Internationales du Cinema des AntipodesBest Feature FilmThe Black Balloon (2008)

Nominated Awards

2009FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest ScreenplayThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008IF AwardIF AwardsBest Feature FilmThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008IF AwardIF AwardsBest DirectorThe Black Balloon (2008)
2008IF AwardIF AwardsBest ScriptThe Black Balloon (2008)

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