Marc Rosenberg

Screenwriter, Film writer

1950 –

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Who is Marc Rosenberg?

Marc Rosenberg is an American screenwriter and producer, with professional roots in Australia. He was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Government. Following graduation, he hitchhiked through Europe and Asia, settling for a brief time in London, where he worked as an estate agent. He later spent a year living on kibbutz in Israel, and then moved to Sydney, Australia, where he was accepted into the Writers in Residence program at the prestigious Australian Film Television and Radio School. There, he studied with fellow students such as Jane Campion, Alex Proyas, P.J. Hogan and Mark Lewis.

After graduating, Rosenberg was invited by acclaimed director Phillip Noyce to collaborate on the screenplay Heatwave, which starred Judy Davis. Rosenberg went on to write screenplays for such feature films as Dingo, The Nesting and December Boys. Rosenberg was nominated for an Australian Film Institute Best Picture award for Dingo, for which he also received a prestigious AWGIE award from the Australian Writers' Guild, as well as the New South Wales State Literary Award. He also received an AWGIE for Best Feature Film Adaptation in 2007 for December Boys.

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  • United States of America
  • University of Texas at Austin
Lived in
  • Sydney

on July 23, 2013


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