Michael Gracey is an Australian director and visual effects artist.
|Occupation||Director, visual effects artist|
|The Greatest Showman|
Gracey grew up in Melbourne – in Carlton then Kew – then started working in visual effects and music videos before making his reputation in advertising, gaining a name for with his Christmas commercials in the UK and US.
Gracey is also slated to direct an adaptation of manga series Naruto, and an adaptation of the novel Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Gracey worked for 2 years at animation and visual effects studio Animal Logic from 1994-1996 as an animator and visual effects compositor.
|Year||Film||Visual effects||Director||Executive producer||Notes|
|2002||Double Vision||Yes||Digital compositor|
|2003||Ned Kelly||Yes||Digital compositor – Complete Post|
Visual effects supervisor – Complete 2003 Post
|2005||The Magician||Yes||Visual effects supervisor|
|2008||The Square||Special thanks|
|2017||The Greatest Showman||Yes|
|2019||Rocketman||Yes||Originally attached to direct the film before being replaced as director by Dexter Fletcher.|
|Year||Film||Visual effects artist||Notes|
|1998||The Genie from Down Under||Yes||6 episodes|
- Maddox, Garry (20 December 2017). "How first-time Australian director Michael Gracey landed a Hollywood musical". The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Pamela McClintock; Borys Kit (17 August 2011). "Michael Gracey to Direct 'The Greatest Showman on Earth'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- Lipshutz, Jason (28 February 2017). "What 'La La Land' Hath Wrought: The 15 Biggest Movie Musicals Coming Soon". Billboard. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- McNary, Dave (31 July 2015). "Lionsgate Ramping Up 'Naruto' Movie with Michael Gracey". Variety. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- Kyt, Boris (3 December 2013). "Michael Gracey Set to Direct Universal's 'Daughter of Smoke & Bone' Adaptation". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
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