Stepped away from children's genre to direct "Tidal Wave: No Escape", an ABC TV-movie starring Corbin Bernsen
Directed "Zeus and Roxanne" about the friendship between a dog and a dolphin that brings the dog's owner together with marine biologist; starred Steve Gutenberg and Kathleen Quinlan
Helmed heartwarming true story "Andre", about a seal that travels 400 miles to return to the human family that had nursed it back to health
Directed "Over the Hill", with Olympia Dukakis as a grandmother who makes a daring journey of self-discovery across the Australian continent
Directed first US feature, the pallid comedy "Frozen Assets", featuring Shelley Long and Corbin Bernsen
First American TV-movie, "Badlands 2005", an ABC sci-fi Western, originally a pilot for a series, not picked up by the network; cast included Sharon Stone
Directed "The Aviator"
Helmed the first two parts of "All the Rivers Run", the first made-for-cable miniseries, broadcast on HBO
Feature debut "The Man from Snowy River" starred Kirk Douglas and attracted attention in the USA
Directed "Against the Wind", an Aussie soap shown briefly in US syndication
Feature debut, 1st assistant director on "In Search of Anna"