Nisha Rathode (Editor)

David Lister (director)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Name  David Lister

Role  Film director
David Lister (director) mypecozanewwpcontentuploads201208DavidLi
Movies  Beauty and the Beast, Malibu Shark Attack, Oh Shucks! Here Comes U, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Story of an African F
Similar People  Rhett Giles, Remi Broadway, Victor Parascos, Vanessa Gray, Leon Schuster

David Lister is a South African-born film and television director, now residing in Port Elizabeth.

David Lister (director) David Lister Film Director

David Lister grew up on a farm in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. He trained as a painter and sculptor in Pretoria before being employed as a scene painter, set designer and head of the props department at the Performing Arts Council in Transvaal. After a brief period as a documentary cameraman at SABC TV, he departed to the UK and studied at the London Film School 1972-1974. He then returned to South Africa to work as a director in the film and television industry.

Around 2005 he moved to Australia. David is currently living in Port Elizabeth where he acts as mentor to students at a local film and media training institute.

Selected filmography

  • 1984 - River Horse Lake
  • 1983 - My Friend Angelo (TV period drama)
  • 1987 - John Ross: An African Adventure
  • 1988 - Barney Barnato (TV series about the South African mine mogul Barney Barnato)
  • 1990 - The Rutanga Tapes (also known as Desert Chase)
  • 1993 - Oh Shucks! Here Comes UNTAG (also known as Kwagga Strikes Back)
  • 1991 - Konings (TV drama)
  • 1994 - Where Angels Tread (TV drama)
  • 1995 - Soweto Green
  • 1996-1998 - The Legend of the Hidden City (TV series)
  • 1997 - Panic Mechanic
  • 1999 - Dazzle
  • 2001 - The Meeksville Ghost
  • 2001 - Askari
  • 2002 - Pets
  • 2003 - Beauty and the Beast
  • 2004 - The Story of an African Farm (also known as Bustin’ Bonaparte)
  • 2005-2006 - Known Gods (TV series)
  • 2009 - Malibu Shark Attack (TV film)
  • References

    David Lister (director) Wikipedia