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Warren Coleman

Warren Coleman

Film Writer & Director

Warren is a writer, director and actor who graduated from the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1979.

Writing for film, theatre, television, radio and print Warren has seen much success. Some of his many credits for film and TV include RED STAR (developed in a workshop production at the National Institute of Dramatic Art and short listed for the New York New Dramatists Playwright Award) and THE CASTANET CLUBA MOVIE YOU CAN DANCE TO in which he also performed.

Warren’s acting credits include the feature films THE MAN WHO SUED GOD, YOUNG EINSTEIN, THE CROSSING, THE DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND; the ABC TV series BAD COP BAD COP; the Kennedy-Miller mini-series VIETNAM; ROMEO AND JULIET; Judy Davis’ production THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL for Sydney Theatre Company and Steve Martin’s PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at Belvoir St Theatre. Directing credits include THE VENETIAN TWINS and THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP for the State Theatre Company of South Australia, JACK (Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles), BUZZ in which he starred and also co-wrote (Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney), TALL DOG AND THE UNDER POPPY (The Studio, Sydney Opera House), EFFIE…JUST QUIETLY (SBS TV), and he was Associate Director on the hit show RENT. Warren was the Australian director of THE REAL LIVE BRADY BUNCH, and was also the show’s touring director for the American tour.

Warren was co-director and co-writer on Kennedy-Miller’s Academy Award winning animation feature film HAPPY FEET (director, George Miller), starring Robin Williams, Elijah Wood and Brittany Murphy.

Warren’s latest project is adapting Linda Jaivin’s highly praised novel THE INFERNAL OPTIMIST into a feature film, with co-writer Stephen Abbott.

He also co-wrote HAPPY FEET TWO (director, George Miller), starring Robin Williams, Elijah Wood, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Pink for Kennedy Miller Mitchell.

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