David Michôd is an Australian film director.
Education and early career:
Michôd was educated at Sydney Grammar School before moving to Melbourne to study arts at the University of Melbourne. After working for the Victorian Department of Education he decided to attend film school while in his mid-20s. He later served as editor of Inside Film magazine, serving in the role between 2003 and 2006.
Michôd began his directing career in short films, with Ezra White, LL.B. in 2006 being one of the first to make an impact.
In 2010 his debut feature film, Animal Kingdom won the World Cinema Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.