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Yoram Gross

Acclaimed internationally for his award winning films, Yoram Gross has been in the film-making industry for over forty years, starting his career in Europe and Israel, as a director, camera-man and writer. He established his Sydney studio in 1968 and, from humble beginnings, has developed it into Australia's leading producer of animated films.

Amongst his feature film successes have been the immensely popular Dot and the Kangaroo, Sarah (starring Mia Farrow) and The Little Convict (starring Rolf Harris). His film studio, in the Sydney suburb of Camperdown, employs over seventy artists and technicians, and produces one feature-length film a year.

Yoram's commitment to the Australian Film Industry was highlighted when he staged the Australian Children's International Film Festival in Sydney for three years. The first festival was officially opened by the Prime Minister, Mr Bob Hawke. In addition, the Yoram Gross Film Studios award for animation and experimental films is annually given at the Sydney Film Festival.

Yoram's latest films are The Magic Riddle (1991) and, Blinky Bill (based on the books by Dorothy Wall), which will be released in September 1992. Yoram's films have been sold to eighty-five countries, and have received over eighty international awards.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Yoram Gross Facts

OccupationDirector, Producer
BirthdayOctober 18, 1926 (96)
BirthplaceKracow, Poland

Selected Filmography

Not available.