Director, screenwriter , AUSTRALIA


An internationally acclaimed, award-winning screenwriter, director, and producer, David Michôd was born in Australia. He wrote and directed his debut feature-length film Animal Kingdom (2009), which won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, the Best Actors Award at the 2010 Marrakech International Film Festival, and was named Best First Film by the New York Film Critics Circle, as well as The Rover (2014), which had its premiere at the Festival de Cannes, and War Machine (2016). His latest feature, The King (2019), had its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival. For television, Michôd has directed episodes of Enlightened (2012) and Flesh and Bone (2014), and he was an executive producer and writer on the acclaimed mini-series Catch-22 (2019).

Selected Filmography


The King / Le Roi (2019) */**
War Machine (2016) *
Flesh and Bone (TV, 2014)
The Rover (2014) */**
Enlightened (TV, 2012)
Animal Kingdom (2009) *
Netherland Dwarf (short / court métrage,2008) *

Solo (doc, 2008)
Crossbow (short / court métrage, 2006) *
Ezra White, LL.B (short / court métrage, 2005) *


Catch-22 (TV, 2019)
Bear (Nash Edgerton, short / court métrage,2011) *
Hesher (Spencer Susser, 2010)
Spider (Nash Edgerton, short / court métrage, 2007)
I Love Sarah Jane (Spencer Susser, short / court métrage, 2007)
Dangerous (TV, 2006)
The IF Thing (Nash Edgerton, short / court métrage, 2005) ***

* also screenwriter

** also producer

*** also actor