Dylan River is a filmmaker from Alice Springs, Australia, and the son of Warwick Thornton. His debut documentary Buckskin (2013) won the Documentary Prize at the 60th Sydney Film Festival and was selected for the Adelaide Film Festival & numerous international film festivals. Dylan’s first short film Nulla Nulla (2015) premiered at the Berlin International Short Film Festival in 2015, followed by a selection for the Toronto International Film Festival and later won the AACTA Award for Best Short Fiction Film. Dylan is a sought-after cinematographer, working across shorts, documentaries, feature films and advertising.

Accolades

Warwick Thornton and Dylan River
Achievement in Cinematography, 2017

Warwick Thornton and Dylan River

Sweet Country
Achievement in Cinematography, 2017

Warwick Thornton and Dylan River

Sweet Country

Warwick Thornton gained international recognition when his feature film debut Samson and Delilah (2009), which he wrote, directed and shot, won the Cannes Film Festival’s…

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Films

Sweet Country
2017

Sweet Country

Australia
2017

Sweet Country

Winner, Best Feature Film, 2017 Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is a period western set in the uncompromising outback of the Northern Territory, Australia…

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