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Film Prize Jury Chair and Industry Spotlight Guest
Award-winning actor Richard Roxburgh has worked on stage and screen around the world. His film credits include MOULIN ROUGE, THE TURNING (REUNION), James Cameron’s SANCTUM, Mel Gibson’s HACKSAW RIDGE, and most recently Baz Luhmann’s ELVIS. In television his performance in the multi-series RAKE has earned him critical acclaim along with his award-winning performance in ABC’s mini-series ‘Blue Murder’. Most recently Richard appeared in the ABC mini-series FIRES alongside Miranda Otto. Richard is also an accomplished director. His debut film being, ROMULUS, MY FATHER, starring Eric Bana.