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Jon Bell i(8 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Wiradjuri people ; Aboriginal Bundjalung people
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Jon Bell is a film and television producer. He grew up in Casino. His mother was Bundjalung and his father Wiradjuri. Bell made the short film And Justice For One before being commissioned to make another for SBS called Two Big Boys. He has also worked as a family case worker for the New south wales Department of Children's Services.

Awards for Works

Cleverman 2016 series - publisher film/TV science fiction

Two Indigenous brothers fight for survival in a world in which humans and non-humans clash.

2016 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
Ready For This 2015 series - publisher film/TV children's young adult

'Six teenagers, all elite within their own field, have come to live at Arcadia House to pursue their dreams. For some it's the opportunity of a lifetime. For others it's a last chance. All are strangers, some a long way from home, and the last thing they expect to find is family. Far from home, they must find a path through the new challenges and adventures that the big city offers while dealing with all the trials of growing up.' (Source: ABC3 website)

2016 shortlisted International Awards The International Emmy Awards Kids : Series
2015 shortlisted Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series
2015 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
Black Comedy 2014 series - publisher film/TV

'The six-episode series Black Comedy, written by and starring indigenous performers, is the first comedy by the ABC's Indigenous Department. Since its launch in 2010, the department has primarily produced critically acclaimed drama including Redfern Now, The Gods of Wheat Street and telemovie Mabo. 'The series combines a mix of obsercational physical shetches, historical sketches and parodies of TV, film and commericials.' (Source: The Sydney Morning Herald online; Koori Mail issue, 587, 2014:4)

2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Comedy Series
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