Christopher Nolan Biography 2011

Christopher Nolan Born in London in 1970, Christopher Nolan began making films at the age of seven using his father's super 8mm camera and an assortment of male-action figures. He graduated to making films involving real people, and his super 8mm surreal short 'tarantella' was shown on PBS' 'image union' in 1989. Chris studied English Literature at University College London while starting to make 16mm films at the college film society. His short film 'larceny' was shown at the Cambridge Film Festival in 1996, and his other 16mm shorts include a three- minute surreal film called 'doodlebug'.


Christopher Nolan Relationships:
  • Emma Thomas - Wife
  • Flora - Daughter
  • Jonathan Nolan - Brother
  • Matthew Nolan - Brother
 Christopher Nolan Awards: 
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2001 Oscar: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) - Nominee
  • 2001 Sundance Film Festival: Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award - Winner
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Director - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2010 BAFTA Awards: Best Film - Nominee
  • 2010 BAFTA Awards: Best Director - Nominee
  • 2010 BAFTA Awards: Best Original Screenplay - Nominee
  • 2011 C├ęsar Awards: Best Foreign Film - Nominee
  • 2010 Oscar: Best Motion Picture of the Year - Nominee
  • 2010 Oscar: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University College, London, England