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John Armstrong is a script-writer and story consultant, as well as the director of the documentary The Real Flying Doctors (1992).

Although Armstrong has written screenplays for the feature films Risk and The Dragon Pearl, his primary area of work is television script-writing. In particular, he writes extensively for children's television, including animated programs (such as The Woodlies and Bananas in Pyjamas) and live-action television (including Wild Kat).

He has written for more than one of Jonathan M. Shiff Productions' programs, including scripts for Scooter: Secret Agent and H2O: Just Add Water.

Awards for Works

Beat Bugs 2016 series - publisher film/TV children's fantasy

'Beat Bugs is an animated series, revolving around the lives and adventures of five charming and funny child-like bugs who live in an overgrown American-style backyard.' (Production summary)

2016 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series
The Deep 2015 series - publisher film/TV science fiction children's

Animated series about the Nekton family, deep-sea explorers.

For a full list of episodes and authors, see Film Details.

2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series
Luke Lloyd : Alienoid 2014 single work drama children's science fiction

'Luke is smart, funny, shy and highly imaginative – but has no friends at school. In fact, he feels like he’s not even of the same species as the other kids in his class. But that isn’t surprising, because he’s not.

'Luke’s father (whom he has never met) came from a distant planet - which makes Luke half human, half alien. He’s an ‘alienoid’. Which explains a lot, thinks Luke.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Playlab).

2015 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Children's Award Children's Theatre
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