David Field has held an exceptional career in Australian film and television and is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most highly renowned actors. He made a remarkable debut as the lead in the multi-award winning Ghosts of the Civil Dead and has continued to work in other critically acclaimed features such as Chopper, Gettin’ Square, Two Hands, The Night We Called it a Day, The Oyster Farmer, Blackrock, Down Under, Silent Partner, on which he co-produced, Last Cab to Darwin, Now Add Honey, The Inbetweeners 2, David Michod’s The Rover, Ivan Sen’s celebrated Mystery Road, The Long Goodbye and the sci-fi action adventure The Battle of the Damned.
His TV credits are just as long and varied. As a director, David is highly renowned for his critically acclaimed feature film The Combination. Following the success of this film, David rejoined forces with the lead George Basha to co-direct Convict. He is now in post-production with his third feature, The Hard Road.
David has been widely acknowledged by his peers and the public with multiple AFI’s, IF Awards, Helpmann Awards, Sydney Theatre Critic Awards and FCCA nominations for his work. In 2006, he was awarded the Centenary Medal of Australia for Contributions Made to Australian Society and Australian Film Production.