Warwick Thornton was born in 1970 in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia. He is a cinematographer and director, best known for Samson and Delilah (2009), Sweet Country (2017) and Green Bush (2005). He has also made documentaries including We Don't Need a Map (2017), and the 2020 ABC TV series, The Beach, in which 'he retreats to a remote beach where he spends several months with no power and only the land to provide sustenance'.
‘We have a very specific way of looking at the world…’ (interview with full transcript here)
"…Yeah. Lots of incredible memories…"
"We have a very specific way of looking at the world…"
"You know, it is very expensive to live in the desert…"
"…I wanted to make a teenage love story, but an Aboriginal teenage love story…"
"…the film went down incredibly well in Alice…"
Warwick was the Director of Photography on Satellite Dreaming, made during his time as a trainee at CAAMA.