Kim MordauntScreenwriter | Director

Kim Mordaunt started his career as an actor, and is a graduate of both LAMDA and the University of Technology. Kim’s feature documentary Bomb Harvest garnered rave reviews, enjoyed a theatrical release, and received a standing ovation at the Sydney Film Festival in 2007. The film was nominated for Best Documentary at the IF Awards, ATOM Awards, and Film Critics Circle Awards, and Best Director at the Australian Directors’ Guild Awards.

Kim made his dramatic feature debut as writer and director of The Rocket. The film won a staggering 47 awards, including Best Narrative Feature at Tribeca, and the Crystal Bear for Best Feature, Best First Feature and the Amnesty International Film Prize at Berlin. The Rocket also won best Original Screenplay at the AACTA Awards, Best Original Screenplay at the AWGIE Awards, the Australian Directors Guild Award for Best Direction and the Audience Award at the 2013 Sydney Film Festival.

Kim’s other credits include documentaries Copyrites, Survival, and Speed City (Best Short Documentary – Phoenix Film Festival; Best Documentary – Byron Bay Film Festival); short drama Mongrel’s Ghost (screened at film festivals including Los Angeles, Telluride Indiefest, Sao Paulo and Bilbao); and Jammin’ in the Middle E. For a full CV please contact

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