Anton Corbijn

Anton Corbijn

Real Name:
Anton Johannes Gerrit Corbijn van Willenswaard
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Born: 20th May 1955, Strijen, South Holland, Netherlands.
Dutch rock photographer, videomaker and film director.

Corbijn began his career in 1975, photographing Herman Brood, then moved to England in 1979 to work as a photographer for the NME. His first steps into video direction for Palais Schaumburg and Propaganda led to a long career in the medium. Best known for his photo and video work for U2 and Depeche Mode.

On 17 May 2007 Corbijn's first feature film, Control, opened to acclaimed reviews at the Cannes Film Festival. The Joy Division biopic has since gone on to win many awards.
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