Garth Davis is an Australian television, film and commercial director, best known for directing episodes of the series Top of the Lake (2013), for which he received Emmy and BAFTA nominations. In 2008, he won a Gold Lion at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and a D&AD Pencil for Schweppes ‘Burst’ and in 2010 he received a finalist nomination in Directors Guild of America for best commercials director.
Davis at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
He recently directed The Weinstein Company film Lion, in his feature film directorial debut, which premiered to rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film was nominated for six Oscars at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
He lives in Australia with his three children and wife Nicola Lester.
|2000||P.I.N.S.||Cinematographer as well|
|2006||Love My Way||3 Episodes|
|2013||Top of the Lake||4 Episodes|
|2016||Lion||Nominated for Best Picture|
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