A well-known South African-Canadian movie and advertisement director, producer and animator, Neill Blomkamp is best recognized as a co-writer and director of the popular science fiction movie ‘District 9’. He is also known for directing the movie ‘Elysium’. This prominent movie director was born on 17th September, 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa. While studying at ‘Redhill High School’, he met with Sharlto Copley who helped him with providing him the use of the computers at his own production company. Blomkamp shifted his place at Vancouver along with his family. While staying there, he studied at Vancouver Film School. He was interested in 3D animation and design from his initial childhood days. During the late period of 1990s, he began working as 3D animator in the movie industry. He gained huge fame and appreciation after working in the animation movies like ‘Stargate SG-1’,’First Wave’, ‘Mercy Point’ and ‘Aftershock: Earthquake in New York’. But it was in the year 2000 when he got his first major role as lead animator in the television series ‘Dark Angel’. After a year, he gained more popularity and fame when he worked as a 3D animator in ‘3000 Miles to Graceland’.
With his impressive work as a 3D animator, he gained much needed recognition and success in the entertainment world. In the year 2004 he made his debut as a director of the short movie titled ‘Tetra Vaal’. He was well appreciated for his work as a director of the movie. After a year, he worked as a director of the movies like ‘Tempbot’ and ‘Alive in Joburg’. His exceptional work as a director was highly appreciated and praised by all the audiences. His other appreciable directorial work includes ‘Yellow’ and ‘Halo: Landfall’. In addition to directing several movies, he has also been popular for directing the commercials like ‘Nike’, ’Citroen C4’ and ‘Gatorade’. For his phenomenal work as a director, he has been awarded with the awards like ‘Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival’,’ VES Awards’, ‘Cannes Lions 2008’ and ‘Bradbury Award’. He has also gained nomination at ‘Satellite Award’, ‘Golden Globe Award and ‘Academy Award’.
Putting some lights toward his personal life, the renowned movie and advertisement director is a married man. He got married to the beautiful Canadian screenwriter named Terri Tatchell. Till date there is no news published about going through divorce between the couple yet. It seems that they are having a luxurious and blissful marriage life with each other. Besides being in a marital relation with wife Terri he has not been seen dating with any other ladies.
Neill is a good-looking man of 35 years age. He has certainly made his name popular all among his fans and people with his brilliant work as a director and 3D animator. There are so many girls who go crazy to have a glance of him when he made public appearance. The dashing director stands with the height of 5 feet 9 inches. He looks very attractive whenever he appeared in the public and media interviews.
The well-known movie director and 3D animator has gained inconceivable fame and success from his career. It’s his hard work and true dedication toward his work, which has helped him to gain such a immense success in his career. Neill has gained both fame and achievement from his career. He must have surely collected considerable amount of net worth and property from his movie career. But his exact amount of net worth value is yet to get unfolded in the public. More additional information about him can be gathered from the wiki and other various web sites.