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Richard Lowenstein

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Date of Birth March 1, 1959
Age 63 years, 11 months, 27 days
Place of Birth Melbourne
Country Australia
Profession Filmmaker
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Richard Lowenstein is a famous Filmmaker, born on March 1, 1959 in Australia. As of January 9, 2023, Richard Lowenstein’s net worth is $5 Million.

Parents Wendy Lowenstein, Werner Lowenstein
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Biography

Richard Lowenstein was born on 1 March 1959 in Melbourne. His mother was the author, oral historian, and activist, Wendy Lowenstein (née Katherin Wendy Robertson, 1927–2006). His father is Werner Lowenstein, also an activist, who had fled Nazi Germany to United Kingdom and was relocated to Australia in 1940 as one of the Dunera boys. The couple married in July 1947; and had three children, Peter, Martie and Richard. Lowenstein attended Brinsley Road Community School from 1973 to 1974; and graduated from Swinburne Institute of Technology, Film and Television Department in 1979..

Richard Lowenstein (born 1 March 1959) is an Australian filmmaker. He has written, produced and directed: feature films, including Strikebound (1984), Dogs in Space (1986) and He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001); music videos for bands such as INXS and U2; concert performance films, Australian Made: The Movie (1987) and U2: LoveTown (1989); and TV adverts.

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His short film, Evictions (1979), which won the Erwin Rado Prize – for Best Short Film – at the Melbourne International Film Festival the following year, described Melbourne during the Great Depression. It was based on his mother’s book, Weevils in the Flour (1978). The film detailed police evicting unemployed unionists. In 1980 Lowenstein directed a music video, “Leap for Lunch”, for the debut single by art punk band, The Ears – he shared a house with their lead singer, Sam Sejavka. In 1982 he directed one for “Talking to a Stranger”, a single by rock band, Hunters & Collectors. He followed with “Lumps of Lead” for the same group and “Fraction Too Much Friction” for Tim Finn as his first solo single in 1983. At the Countdown Music and Video Awards for 1983, he won Best Promotional Video for “Fraction Too Much Friction”.

Richard Lowenstein Net Worth

Richard Lowenstein is one of the richest Filmmaker & listed on most popular Filmmaker. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Richard Lowenstein's net worth $5 Million.

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His short film, Evictions (1979), which won the Erwin Rado Prize – for Best Short Film – at the Melbourne International Film Festival the following year, described Melbourne during the Great Depression. It was based on his mother’s book, Weevils in the Flour (1978). The film detailed police evicting unemployed unionists. In 1980 Lowenstein directed a music video, “Leap for Lunch”, for the debut single by art punk band, The Ears – he shared a house with their lead singer, Sam Sejavka. In 1982 he directed one for “Talking to a Stranger”, a single by rock band, Hunters & Collectors. He followed with “Lumps of Lead” for the same group and “Fraction Too Much Friction” for Tim Finn as his first solo single in 1983. At the Countdown Music and Video Awards for 1983, he won Best Promotional Video for “Fraction Too Much Friction”.

In 1984 he directed his first feature film, Strikebound, a dramatisation of a 1930s coal miners strike, which he wrote based on his mother’s book, Dead Men Don’t Dig Coal (unpublished), and his own research into unionism in the industry. In June that year he directed his first music videos for INXS with “Burn for You”, and followed by “All the Voices” and “Dancing on the Jetty” (both in October). At the Countdown Music and Video Awards for 1984 he won Best Promotional Video for “Burn for You”. He established a long term relationship with INXS and produced, edited or directed more of their music videos over subsequent years, including The Swing & Other Stories: Collection of Contemporary Classics from INXS (1985), a VHS-format video compilation with additional interviews and documentary. At the Countdown Music and Video Awards for 1985 he shared the award for Best Video for “What You Need” by INXS with Lyn-Marie Milbourn.

In 1985 he directed White City: The Music Movie, a 60-minute video, for former The Who guitarist, Pete Townshend. Geoffrey Giuliano in his book, Behind Blues Eyes: The Life of Pete Townshend (2002), described “[T]he highlight of the video is the poolside staging of the electric ‘Face the Face’, in which director Richard Lowenstein effectively captures the excitement of a big-band performance and Townshend’s joyous jitterbugging … in a gold lamé, forties-style tuxedo Lowenstein reveals more story line in these five minutes than the entire video”. It was released with Townshend’s concept album, White City: A Novel, and included him discussing the music.

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For Irish group, U2, he has provided music videos – “Desire” and “Angel of Harlem” (both 1988) and a concert performance film, U2: LoveTown (1989). In 1991 he applied for funding from Film Finance Corporation Australia to adapt Robin Klein’s novel, Came Back to Show You I Could Fly, into the children’s film, Say a Little Prayer, which he directed in 1993. In 1999 he contributed a chapter, “Telexes in Space: A Tale of Two Films”, to the collection, Second Take: Australian Film-makers Talk, edited by Geoff Burton and Raffaele Caputo, which provides an explanation of his film-making style. Lowenstein co-produced the satirical music series John Safran’s Music Jamboree (2002) as well as John Safran vs God (2004) for SBS independent.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Filmmaker. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Australia. Richard Lowenstein celebrates birthday on March 1 of every year.

He is a partner in the Melbourne-based production company, Ghost Pictures. He is also a partner in the feature film production company, Fandango Australia Pty Ltd, along with Italian producer – Domenico Procacci, producer – Sue Murray, lawyer – Bryce Menzies and director – Rolf de Heer. He filmed the 2006 U2 concert at Melbourne’s Telstra Dome. In October 2009 Lowenstein was guest programmer on Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s TV music video show, rage.

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