Skip to content

Warwick Thornton


Warwick graduated from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in 1997 with a BA in Cinematography and has an extensive body of work as a cinematographer including feature films Here I Am and The Sapphires. Warwick’s feature film, Samson & Delilah, which he wrote, directed and shot, won him the Camera d’Or for best first feature film at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

Recently Warwick has moved into the art world with Stranded, a 3D video installation with accompanying stills and recently premiered a new work, Mother Courage, at dOCUMENTA (13), the prestigious world art show in Kassel, Germany.

Stay up to date with our upcoming events and special announcements by subscribing to the Wheeler Centre's mailing list.

View our privacy policy
Acknowledgment of Country

The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to the people of the Kulin Nation and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, past and present.