ANTONY J. BOWMAN

Writer | Director


Antony J. Bowman is best known for his Australian feature Paperback Hero which he adapted into a screenplay from his novel of the same name. (Penguin Books)

Starring Hugh Jackman and Claudia Karvan, the romantic comedy was considered an international breakthrough and screened “In Competition” in both the Hollywood and Milan Film Festivals. 

A graduate of the London Film School, Antony began his career writing and directing several short films and acclaimed drama-documentaries – receiving the Silver Screen Award at the Chicago Film Festival and a Bronze Award at the New York Film Festival. In 2014 he won (as writer & producer) the Audience Choice Award at the BHFF in Hollywood for his short thriller, Angel Road.

With a flair for character-driven films, his other credits as writer/director include: Relatives (AWG Nomination / Best Feature Screenplay) Cappuccino and Three-Sixty (In Competition / Flickerfest 2013.) Antony’s latest film is the NY comedy, Almost Broadway, which he completed for Tigertail Films LA - due for release in 2016.

As writer & director, Antony has a number of projects slated for 2016/17. These include the up-coming music-driven comedy, Paradise (produced by Prodigy Movies, Sydney) and RAGE (part the US/Columbia Madremonte Project.)

Other thrillers include One-Way (Budapest) Silent Fear (for NZ producers, Ronel Schodt & Brent Macpherson) and, as writer/producer, Stealing Sam – set to shoot in Richmond, Virginia.