Tim Coleman

Tim Coleman

Actor, Director


Tim Coleman is an Australian film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his critically acclaimed 2018 feature film, The Nightingale.

Coleman was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1983. He began his film career in 2005, working on short films and music videos. He quickly gained recognition for his work, and in 2008, wrote and directed the short film, The Choir, for which he won the ATOM Award for Best Direction.

In 2012, Coleman wrote and directed his first feature film, Brothers’ Nest, starring Shane Jacobson and Clayton Jacobson. The film received critical acclaim and won multiple awards, including the AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay.

In 2018, Coleman wrote and directed his second feature film, The Nightingale. The film stars Aisling Franciosi and Sam Claflin, and follows the story of a young Irish convict in Tasmania in the 1820s. The film received rave reviews and won multiple awards, including the AACTA Award for Best Film. It was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama.

Coleman is currently working on a new feature film, The Dry, starring Eric Bana. The film is based on the novel by Jane Harper and follows the story of a small town in rural Australia in the midst of a drought.

Coleman has achieved remarkable success in his career and has quickly established himself as one of Australia’s most talented filmmakers. With his unique vision, and remarkable ability to bring stories to life, Coleman is sure to continue to make waves in the world of cinema.

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