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George Miller (born March 3, 1945) is an Australian film and television screenwriter, film director and producer. March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Films are produced by recording actual people and objects with cameras, or by creating them using animation techniques and/or special effects. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies are made. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A film producer oversees the making of movies. ...


He wrote and directed the Mad Max movies starring Mel Gibson; co-wrote Babe and wrote and directed its sequel; and Lorenzo's Oil. He also directed The Witches of Eastwick, starring Jack Nicholson, Susan Sarandon, Cher and Michelle Pfeiffer. Mad Max is an Australian post-apocalyptic/science fiction film starring Mel Gibson as Max Rockatansky. ... Mel Gibson. ... Babe (also known as Babe, the Gallant Pig) is a 1995 fantasy film that tells the story of a pig who wants to be a herding dog. ... Lorenzos Oil is a 1992 dramatic film directed by George Miller. ... The 1987 comedy The Witches of Eastwick stars Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon and Michelle Pfeiffer. ... Jack Nicholson at Cannes, (2001) Jack Nicholson (born John Joseph Nicholson April 22, 1937) is a highly successful, iconic American method actor known for his often dark, comedic portrayals of neurotic characters. ... Sarandon in The Banger Sisters Susan Sarandon (born October 4, 1946) is an Academy Award winning American actress. ... Cher on the cover of her album Living Proof Image:CherCher Photo Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American actress and singer of half Armenian, Scots Irish, and 1/16th Cherokee descent. ... Michelle Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1957) is an American actress and singer. ...


George Miller's role as producer of Flirting, Dead Calm and the TV mini-series Bangkok Hilton and Vietnam, all starring Nicole Kidman, was instrumental in the early development of her career. Flirting is a 1991 Australian film about a romance between two teenagers, written and directed by John Duigan. ... Dead Calm is a 1998 thriller film starring Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman and Billy Zane. ... Bangkok Hilton is a six-part Australian mini-series, made in 1989 by director Ken Cameron. ... Nicole Mary Kidman (born June 20, 1967) is an Academy Award-winning Australian actress, producer and singer. ...


As of February 2005, he is in Sydney, Australia directing the computer-animated film Happy Feet, a musical epic about the life of penguins in Antarctica. The Warner Brothers-produced film is due for release in mid-2006 and is expected to be Australia's largest ever animated film project, with a crew of over 300 artists and technicians. Sydney is the capital city of the Australian state of New South Wales and Australias largest and oldest city (founded in 1788). ... link titlelink titlelink titleLink titleItalic text Computer animation is the art of creating moving images via the use of computers. ... Happy Feet is a computer-animated film directed by Australian director, George Miller. ... Genera Aptenodytes Eudyptes Eudyptula Megadyptes Pygoscelis Spheniscus Penguins (order Sphenisciformes, family Spheniscidae) are an order of flightless birds living in the southern hemisphere. ... Warner Bros. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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OZ CINEMA.com : People : Dr George Miller (695 words)
George Miller's fascination in the cinematic art-form and its capacity to affect people dramatically led to his direction of the satirical short film Violence in the Cinema: Part 1 in 1971.
George Miller followed his innovative film; it being one of the only Australian films whose dynamic, visceral style inspired new trends in international cinema - with an equally successful sequel, for which he was bestowed an AFI award for Best Director.
George Miller not only held his own within the distinguished group, but directed the what is unanimously regarded as the film's finest segment, the chilling Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.
George A. Miller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (159 words)
George A. Miller (born February 3, 1920) is a famous professor of psychology at Princeton University, whose most famous work was The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on our Capacity for Processing Information, which was published in 1956 in The Psychological Review.
In the linguistics community, Miller is well-known for overseeing the development of WordNet, a semantic network for the English language.
Miller's "Psychology as a Means of Promoting Human Welfare," 1969 Presidential Address to the American Psychological Association
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