Alex Proyas

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Birth Name: Alex Proyas
Born: 09/23/1963
Birth Place: Egypt

Born in Egypt, Proyas relocated to Australia with his family when he was three years old. He began making films at age ten and went on to attend the Australian Film Television and Radio School along with Jane Campion and Jocelyn Morehouse. Proyas collaborated with Campion on two of her shorts, "A Girl's Own Story" (1984), for which he wrote and performed a song, and "Passionless Moments" (also 1984), which he photographed. Proyas' own short, "Groping" (1982), had earned him some attention at festival screenings in Sydney and London. Also while still a student, the enterprising novice formed Meaningful Eye Contact, a production company.

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