Andrew Knight i(22 works by)
Born: Established: 1953 ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Television and film scriptwriter Andrew Knight set up Artists Services in 1989 with Steve Vizard (q.v.) as a production company for their television comedy series 'Fast Forward' and television program 'Tonight Live'. Knight also wrote, with Max Dann (q.v.) the films Spotswood and Siam Sunset and a television series for children, 'Worst Best Friends' based on Dann's books Adventures with My Worst Best Friend, Going Bananas, and Dusting in Love.
With Deb Cox (q.v.) he wrote the popular television series 'SeaChange'. His work also includes television series 'Kangaroo Palace', 'After the Deluge' and 'Tripping Over'. He published Dying to Know (2007), a book about coping with death, co-authored with Andrew Anastasios.

Source: Liz Porter, 'Knight's Camera Inaction' The Sunday Age 17 August 2008: 18

Awards for Works

Jack Irish 2016 series - publisher film/TV crime

Jack Irish becomes entangled in a missing persons case, which leads to a false accusation of murder, and a mystery that stretches to a remote village in the Philippines.

2016 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Adaptation
2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
Hacksaw Ridge 2016 single work film/TV war literature

'WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.' (Production summary)

2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Original Screenplay
2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Film
Rake [Series 4, Episode 7] 2016 single work film/TV
2016 winner AWGIE Awards Television Award Series
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