Legendary film director and Ipswich Grammar Old Boy, George Miller was recognised for his role as an industry leader in the global film business with being inducted into the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.
Miller (Class of 1958) helped to put Australia on the world stage for film making with his 1979 film Mad Max which was a pivotal role for Mel Gibson. A role he reprised in two of the three sequels. The movie is considered a classic and kickstarted Miller’s career.
Following the success of the Mad Max franchise Miller went onto create more family friendly films with the popular Babe and Happy Feet movies receiving many accolades.
He co-founded Kennedy Miller Mitchell in 1978 and the Sydney based operation is reported to be one of Australia’s oldest, most prestigious and successful production houses.