Richard Lowenstein (born 1 March 1959 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian filmmaker.
Lowenstein’s mother was author, oral historian, and activist Wendy Lowenstein. He attended Brinsley Road Community School in from 1973 to 1974; and graduated from Swinburne Film and Television School in 1979.
He has written, produced and directed feature films (see list below), as well as numerous ground-breaking and award-winning music videos for bands such as INXS and U2, concert performance films and TV commercials.
He co-produced the satirical music series John Safran’s Music Jamboree as well as John Safran vs God for SBS Independent and is a partner in the Melbourne-based production company, GHOST. He is also a partner in the feature film production company, Fandango Australia Pty Ltd along with Italian Producer – Domenico Procacci, Producer – Sue Murray, Lawyer – Bryce Menzies and Director – Rolf de Heer. He was a close friend of Michael Hutchence. Most recently he filmed… read more