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Rolf de Heer (born 4 May 1951 in Heemskerk, North Holland) is an Australian film director, writer and producer living in Australia. De Heer was born in Heemskerk in The Netherlands but migrated to Sydney when he was eight years old. He attended the Australian Film Television and Radio School in Sydney. His company is called Vertigo Productions and is based in Adelaide. De Heer primarily makes alternative or arthouse films. According to the jacket notes of the videotape, de Heer holds the honor of co-producing and directing the only motion picture, Dingo, in which the jazz legend Miles Davis appears as an actor. Miles Davis collaborated with Michel Legrand on the score. He is the subject of the book "Dutch Tilt, Aussie Auteur: The Films of Rolf de Heer" (Saarbrücken: VDM, 2009) by D. Bruno Starrs.
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