Breakenback

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NAME: Igor Breakenback DOB: 04.10.1975 NATIONALITY: Austrian

EMAIL: igor@breakenback.com

VISA STATUS AUSTRALIA & EUROPEAN UNION: Permanent Resident

  • LANGUAGES & ACCENTS:
    • English, German, Spanish, Serbian/Croatian, Russian, Japanese.
  • ACTING & FILM EDUCATION, AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:
    • Certificate IV in Screen with Sydney Film School, Australia 2005
    • Cert. of Attainment Story through Character Digital Video Production, SFS, 2005
    • Acting, Directing, Documentary with Sydney Film School, Australia 2005 - 2006
    • Monologue, Scene work, with acting coach Natela Dzuliashvili from N.I.D.A. 2006
    • Improvisation, with Natela Dzuliashvili from N.I.D.A., Australia, 2004 – 2006
    • Experience in the Film & TV Industry since 1991
    • Founded Breakenback Films in 2004
    • Invitation from Sundance Film Festival for Directorial Feature Debut “Good Luck With That”
  • Feature:
    • "Tomorrow When The War Began” (Dir. S. Beattie), Australia 2009 (Lead Stunt Double)
    • "After The Outback” (Dir. I. Smiljevic), Sydney, Australia 2009 (Lead, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "The Voice” (Dir. Patric Smith), Sydney, Australia 2009 (Lead, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Criss Cross” (Dir. I. Smiljevic), Sydney, Australia 2009 (Lead, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "False Witness” (Dir. Peter Andrikidis), Sydney, Australia 2008 (Actor, Stunts)
    • "Good Luck With That” (Dir. I. Smiljevic), Sydney, Australia 2007 (Lead, Stunts)
    • "Outlaw" (Dir. Nick Love), Lydney, UK 2006 (Stunt Coordinator, Actor)
    • "Dirty Sanchez" (Dir. Jim Hickey), Wales, UK 2006 (Stunt Coordinator, Actor)
    • ”W Delta Z" (Dir. Tom Shankland), Belfast, Ireland 2006 (Stunt Coordinator, Actor)
    • "Superman Returns” (Dir. Bryan Singer), Sydney, Australia 2005 (Stunts)
    • "Krovni Talas” (Dir. Jasmin Durakovic), Sarajevo, BIH 2005 (Stunts)
    • "Little Fish” (Kate Blanchet), Sydney, Australia 2004 (Actor)
    • "Mask 2: Son of the Mask" (Dir.Lawrence Gutenberg), Australia 2004 (Dancer)
    • "Ultra Violet" (Dir. Kurt Wimmer), Hong Kong, China 2004 (Stunts)
    • "Stealth" (Dir. Rob Cohen), Sydney, Australia 2004 (Stunts)
    • "Alexander" (Dir. Oliver Stone), Bangkok, Thailand 2004 (Stunts)
    • "Kreuzfeuer" (Dir. Niki List), Vienna, Austria 1996 (Actor)
  • TV Feature:
    • "The Last One", Sydney, Australia 2007 (Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Forensic Investigators", Sydney, Australia 2005, 2006 (Lead, Stunts)
    • "To Catch A Killer", Sydney, Australia 2006
    • "Small Claims", Sydney, Australia 2004
    • "Hell has Harbour Views", Sydney, Australia 2004
    • "The Illustrated Family Doctor", Sydney, Australia 2003
    • "The Mystery of Natalie Wood" (Dir.Peter Bogdanovich), Sydney, Australia 2002
  • TV Drama:
    • "Underbelly 3", Sydney, Australia 2009 (Actor, Stunts)
    • "Crime Investigations", Sydney, Australia 2009 (Actor, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Gangs of Oz", Multiple Episodes, Sydney, Australia 2009 (Actor, Stunts)
    • "Nur Kasih - Malaysian Drama", Sydney, Australia 2009
    • "Underbelly 2", Sydney, Australia 2009 (Actor, Stunts)
    • "Home and Away", Sydney, Australia 2003-2009 (Actor, Stunts)
    • "All Saints", Sydney, Australia 2003-2009 (Actor, Stunts)
    • "Love my Way", Sydney, Australia 2004, 2007
    • "Surgeon", Sydney, Australia 2005
    • "Fireflies", Sydney, Australia 2003
    • "White Collar Blue", Sydney, Australia 2003 (Stunts)
  • Reality TV, TV Comedy, Game Shows, PC & Video Games:
    • "Purple" Foxtel Pilot, Sydney, Australia 2009 (Actor)
    • "Icon Avenue", Sydney, Australia 2009 (Actor)
    • "Rock Chikz", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Actor)
    • "D.O.W", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Stunt Coordinator, Mo-Cap)
    • "Gladiators", Sydney, Australia 2007, 2008 (Stunts, Safety)
    • "Survivor – Palau 16", Koror, Palau 2007 (Stunts, Safety)
    • "Clever", Sydney, Australia 2006
    • "CNNNN", Sydney, Australia 2003
    • "Life Support", Sydney, Australia 2003
  • Music Videos:
    • Band "Love Mace", song "From The Centre Of Stonehenge", Canberra, Australia 2009
    • Singer "Jasmine Rae", song "Pink Guitar", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Lead, Stunt Coordinator)
    • Singer "Darine", song "All The Story", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Stunt Coordinator)
    • Band "Every Little Thing", song "Jump", Tokyo, Japan 2002 (Dancer)
    • Band "Do As Infinity", song "So Far Away", Tokyo, Japan 2001 (Actor)
  • TV Commercials:
    • Toyota Camry, ANZ, Paramount Q4, Doritos, Tropfest 2009, Australia 2009
    • Work -IFSS, Showtime, 3 Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Mother Energy Drink, Australia 2008
    • Toyota, Bopo, VISA (Body Double Jackie Chan), Aussie, SAS, Australia 2007
    • Quickpay, General Motors, KFC, Foxtel, Juicy Fruit, Sydney, Australia 2006
    • Country Cup, Bunderberg Rum, SMH, Amstel, KFC, Ford, Australia 2005
    • Coca Cola, Carlton Draught, Rexona "Stunt City", Quit, Kellogg’s, Australia 2005
    • Canon, Rosemount, Raymond, Wizard, Jim Beam, Panasonic, Eccentric, 2004
    • Miranda Softdrink, Vodafone, 2 for Telstra Rugby World Cup, 2003
    • DoCoMo, Sony, Playstation 2, Nissay, Tokyo, Japan 2001
  • TV Documentaries & TV Appearances:
    • "Get Cultured" Australia 2008 & "Even" Australia 2008
    • "Golden Wasp" Australia 2005 (Actor, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "About - Career as a Stuntwoman" FOX Tel, Australia 2004 (Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Passport - Bangkok Fight Club" Channel 5, Thailand 2004 (Main Cast)
    • "Rugby World Cup", for Argentinean TYC, Sydney, Australia 2003
    • "Kareem Abdul Jabaar", Tokyo, Japan 2001
    • "Nightlife in Tokyo" for Israel TV (Dir. Chava Schein), Japan 2001 (Main Cast)
  • Short Films & Voice Over:
    • "Kevin’s Book", Sydney, Australia 2009 (Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Box Of Matches", Sydney, Australia 2009 (Stunt Coordinator)
    • "One, Two", Sydney, Australia 2009 (Actor, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Boat To Motor", Hillend, Australia 2009 (Stunt Coordinator, Safety)
    • "Warning: Contains Subtitles", Sydney, Australia 2009 (Lead)
    • "Null Horizon", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Actor, Stunt Coordinator, Safety)
    • "Dusk", Melbourne, Australia 2008 (Actor, Stunt Coordinator, Safety)
    • "Watermelons Grow" & "Beautiful Life", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Actor)
    • "Sex, Stunts, & Rock N Roll", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Lead Actor, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Be Patient", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Voice Over)
    • "Unfinished Business", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Lead Actor, Voice Over)
    • "Detour", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Actor)
    • "Street Angel", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Assistant Stunt Coordinator)
    • "DES - Digital Stuntman", Sydney, Aus. 2008 (Lead Actor, Stunt Coordinator, Mo-Cap)
    • "Kicasso", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Lead Actor, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Twilight", Sydney, Australia 2008 (Stunt Coordinator)
    • "20-20 Hindsight", Sydney, Australia 2007 (Actor, Stunt Coordinator, Producer)
    • "Karma Suits Ya", Sydney, Australia 2006 (Actor, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "The 1 Second Film", USA 2006 (Producer)
    • "Eve", Sydney, Australia 2005 (Actor, Stunt Coordinator)
    • "Tango Trois" & "Fairytale of the City", Sydney, Australia 2005 (Stunt Coordinator)
  • TV Shows & Appearances:
    • "Fitness with Igor" 45 Episodes for "ORF TV", Vienna, Austria 1992,1993
    • "Vif-zack" 10 Episodes, Vienna, Austria 1992,1993
    • 50+ different productions for "ORF" Kids TV Austria 1992,1993 (Actor, Stunts)
  • Straight to Video and DVD releases:
    • "FTMTUF – “Ultimate Conditioning", “Chokes" & “Leglocks", 2004
    • "From the Mat to Ultimate Fighting - Evolution of a Warrior", 2003
  • Shows, Stunt Shows, Live Events, Stunt Courses, Martial Arts Shows:
    • Spiderman Stunt Show Indonesia 2009
    • Conducting Worldwide Stunt Courses since 2004
    • 2nd International Kolosseum Stunt Awards Festival, Europe 2005
    • (Winner best car stunt, best body stunt with pyrotechnics)
    • Cabaret and artistic shows for "One Eyed Jack", Japan 2000 - 2002
    • Underwater shows for "Fusion", Tokyo, Japan 2001-2002
    • Conducting Worldwide Martial Arts Seminars since 1992
    • Premiers for "The Dragon - Bruce Lee Story", "Street Fighter", 1992-93
    • "ORF TV SPORTS", Vienna, Austria, 1992
    • Founder of the "Octagon Show Team", 50+ shows, Europe, 1991-1999
  • Theater Choreography:
    • "Ein Tschusch will nach Kaisermuehlen" (Dir. Frederic Lion), Austria, 1993
  • Featured in books and international magazines (not a complete list):
    • 16:9 Magazine, Wentworth Courier, Australia, 2004 & 2008
    • Impact Magazine, Hong Kong, 2008
    • Sunday Magazine, Film Ink, Inside Film, Encore, Australia, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
    • Shogun, Europe, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
    • Blitz, Bujutsu International, Australia, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
    • Siam Combat, Thailand, 2004
    • Real training, Kaktougi, Japan, 2001, 2002
    • Budo, Karate, Wiener & Kronen Zeitung, Akupunktur Bibel, etc.1990-2000
  • TV work experience behind the camera:
    • Assistant Director and Producers Assistant "ORF TV", Austria 1991 - 1993
  • Acting & Stunt Union: MEAA #2001XXX (Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance)
  • Stunts Skills: Stunt Coordinator, Safety Supervisor, Fighting, Gymnastics, High Falls, Car Crashes, Precision Driving, Roping, Hong Kong Wire, Jerk Backs, Motorbikes, Asian Weapons, Firearms, all round stunt trained. Has worked with most Australian and few International Stunt Coordinators and worked many days as Safety Supervisor.
  • Licenses:
    • 1993 - Austrian Driving License For Cars And Motorcycles
    • 1997 - Weapon Permit For Austria
    • 2000 - Japanese Driving License For Cars And Motorcycles
    • 2002 - Australian Driving License For Cars And Motorcycles
    • 2002 - Australian Senior Medic First Aid Certificate
    • 2003 - Australian Defensive Driving Course
    • 2004 - Australian Boat & PWC (Jet ski) Licenses
    • 2004 - Australian Forklift License
    • 2004 - Australian EWP (Elevated Work Platform) & Scissor Lift Lic.
    • 2004 - Australian "Blue" or "Green Card" Induction into Construction Sites
    • 2004 - FSD 1 License (Film Set Driving Level 1) Precision Driving
    • 2005 - FSD 2 License (Film Set Driving Level 2) Spins & Slides
    • 2000, 2006, 2007 - International Driving License For Cars And Motorcycles
    • 2005 - MEAA Course "Health & Safety for NSW Film & TV Industry Workers"
  • Military (Austria January 1994 - November 1994):
    • GELA - Silver Badge, OESTA - Bronze Badge, & Military Service - Badge
    • Military Service At Elite Unit 'Red Berets' As Sniper At The 3Kp./GdB
    • Set In Border Mission August 1994
    • Guns & Arms Instruction: Stg 77, Stg 58, Ssg 69, Mg 72, Glock, H&K
  • Scuba:
    • SCUBA Diving License PADI OWD / MFA Instructor #167244 Since 1994
    • Specialties in Drysuit, Nitrox, And Rebreather
    • DAN Member 2000 & 2008
    • 1KM Open Water Ocean Swim Cole Classic, Australia 2006, 2007
    • 2.4KM Open Water Ocean Swim Bondi To Bronte, Australia 2006
  • Martial Arts (since 1984):
    • I Go Ryu Jiu Jitsu – 4. Dan Blackbelt
    • Wrestling Freestyle & Roman-Greco
    • Kickboxing - 3. Dan Blackbelt WKA And IAKSA
    • Karate Go Ju Ryu - 1. Dan Blackbelt AKA
    • Wa Do Ryu Jiu-Jitsu - 1. Dan Blackbelt
    • Tae Kwon Do - 2. Kup Redbelt WTF
    • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - 1. Dan Blackbelt BJJA
    • Judo - 1. Kyu Brownbelt JFA
    • Kobudo - Sai, Bo, Nunchaku, And Escrima
    • 1993 - State Exam As Instructor For Martial Arts
  • Sports & Dance Skills and other Achievements:
    • 2008-Present, Frontman for Heavy Rock Band “LOVE MACE”
    • 2007-Present, Electric Guitar & Songwriting
    • 2005 and 2007 Rugby League A Grade with “Bondi United” as Hooker
    • 2002-2009 Gymnastics with the Former Russian Olympic Coach
    • 2000-2002 Gymnastics University In Tokyo
    • 1994-2005 Wu Shu
    • 1993-1994 Austrian National Gymnastics Team Camp
    • 1991-1993 Acrobatics
    • 1991-1993 Ballet, Latin Dance, Modern
    • 1991 - Austrian National Winner of the Speech Contest

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