World-renowned filmmaker Scott Hicks gained international acclaim with feature film Shine
which was nominated for 7 Academy Awards, 5 Golden Globes, 9 BAFTAS and won 9 AFI awards including Best Film. A succession of Hollywood studio films followed: Snow Falling on Cedars
(with Ethan Hawke and Max von Sydow), Hearts in Atlantis
(Anthony Hopkins), No Reservations
(Catherine Zeta-Jones), The Lucky One
(Zac Efron) and The Boys Are Back
with Clive Owen, which filmed in South Australia. Scott's most recent documentary, Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts
, was shortlisted for an Academy Award nomination, and won the Best Documentary AFI Award.