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Husein Alicajic Wikipedia
Husein Alicajic is an Australian filmmaker who writes and directs for film and television, known for award-winning commercials for Foxtel.
Born in Sydney, Australia to a Bosnian father and a Scottish mother, Alicajic attended Newington College (1983–88). He attained degrees in Economics (Hons), Philosophy and Communications before deciding to become a filmmaker.
With director Alex Proyas, Alicajic created a pre-trailer for the 20th Century Fox film I, Robot. In 2008, while with Aritmetic, Alicajic produced a campaign for Foxtel, winning a gold Promax Award. In 2009 he moved from Aritmetic and joined Photoplay.
Alicajic collaborated with UK writer Jeff Noon on his IF award-winning script Divine Shadows, which is currently in pre-production for shooting to begin in 2010. As part of a two-picture deal Alicajic has also signed to direct the AMPAS Nicholl Fellowship winning feature screenplay The Secret Boy.The Red Room (1997)
Still Life (2005/IV)
Harry the Hunchback (2005)
Awards and nominations2002, Won Dendy Award for 'Best Short Film' Beginnings at the Sydney Film Festival
2005, Won Inside Film Award for 'Best Unproduced Screenplay' Divine Shadows.
2008, Won Promax Award for 'Best in Show Gold' for his Foxtel Summer campaign
2009, Won Golden Trailer Award for 'Best Unproduced Movie Trailer'
2011, Won New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films for 'Best Direction' Gold World Medal
2015, Won Best Ads for 'Best TV Campaign' MND Australia: The Fading Symphony
2016, Highly Commended Australian Directors Guild Award for 'Best Direction in a TV Commercial'
2016, Short List Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for 'Film Craft' MND Australia: The Fading Symphony
2016, Short List Clio Awards for 'Film Technique' MND Australia: The Fading Symphony
2016, Won Ciclope Festival Silver for 'Adapted Music' MND Australia: The Fading Symphony'
2017, Nominated Australian Directors Guild Award for 'Best Direction of Commercial Content'
2017, Silver AWARD Award for 'Film & Video - Charity' MND Australia: The Fading Symphony'
2017, Finalist New York Festivals For the Worlds Best Advertising for PSA 'MND Australia: The Fading Symphony'
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