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Peter Cornwell

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 02/27/1923 († 76, 03/17/1999) | Australia (Australia)
Peter Cornwell is an Australian filmmaker. Cornwell got his start working at the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) in Sydney, Australia. Cornwell left ABC in order to create Trephine Production Studios, which he used to complete his award-winning short Ward 13, a stop motion animation that enjoyed success at several international film festivals. Ward 13 received the FIPRESCI Award from the International Federation of Film Critics at Valladolid, and was short-listed for an Oscar nomination in 2005. After the success of Ward 13, Cornwell partnered with Gold Circle Films and Lions Gate to direct the psychological horror film The Haunting in Connecticut. The film had its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas and stars Virginia Madsen, Kyle Gallner, and Martin Donovan. It was released in March 2009 and went on to gross over $77 million worldwide. Cornwell also directed the feature film ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Thriller | Animation

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Movies with Peter Cornwell as Crew(6)

Directing/Director2014 Mercy
Directing/Director2009 The Haunting in Connecticut
Directing/Director2003 Ward 13
Production/Producer2003 Ward 13
Visual Effects/Animation2003 Ward 13
Writing/Writer2003 Ward 13

TV Shows/Series with Peter Cornwell as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2013 Hemlock Grove

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Full Name: Peter Cornwell
Born: Tuesday, 02/27 1923 (February) in Australia (Australia)
Died: Wednesday, 03/17 1999 (March) (aged: 76)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Other names for Peter Cornwell (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Peter Cornwell (director)"
Peter Cornwell frequently works together with these people:
Joe Bostick (4x, Actor)
David Paul Francis (3x, Actor)
Lee Shipman (3x, Crew)
Matt Birman (2x, Actor)
Lesley Oswald (2x, Crew)
Brian Paul (2x, Actor)
Nathan Barr (2x, Crew)
Charles Seminerio (2x, Actor)
Glenn Watson (2x, Crew)
Michael Ayres (2x, Actor)
Brian McGreevy (2x, Crew)
Craig Henderson (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:241584, Added: 08/07/2018, Last updated: 07/14/2024