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Rob Sarkies

Director, Writer

Rob Sarkies made his first film at age 10. His feature debut was 1999 hit Scarfies, followed by Out of the Blue, an acclaimed dramatisation of the Aramoana murders. Sarkies followed it with TV's This is Not My Life and black comedy Two Little Boys, based on a novel by his brother Duncan. Since then he has directed Moa-nominated TV movie Consent - The Louise Nicholas Story, and multi award-winning Jean Batten biopic Jean.

Follow your instincts, because it's all you've got. If you follow your own instincts, your own sensibilities, you'll create original work that reflects who you are. Rob Sarkies in Filmmaker magazine, 19 October 2007