Writer/Director/Producer, Michael Rymer
A native of Melbourne, Michael Rymer made his Australian feature film directorial debut with his screenplay Angel Baby, a tale of two schizophrenics who fall in love and try to live on their own.
The film, which stars John Lynch and Jacqueline Mackenzie, premiered at Sundance in 1996 and earned seven AFI awards including Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Screenplay as well as Best Actor and Actress, along with four Australian Film Critics Circle Awards, and the Human Rights Award.
Michael has also directed Miramax’s In Too Deep starring Omar Epps, L.L. Cool J., Nia Long and Warner Bros, Queen of the Damned starring Stuart Townsend and Aaliyah. He has also directed experimental improvisational features Allie and Me, and Perfume with Jeff Goldblum, Paul Sorvino, Michelle Williams, Michelle Forbes, Michelle Monahan, Jared Harris and Rita Wilson.