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Judi McCrossin grew up in Wilston, Brisbane, the second youngest of five children. In 1980 she studied in Japan for six months as a Rotary exchange student and in 1984 worked in the Australian Pavilion at the New Orleans World Expo.

After gaining a BA from The University of Queensland, she worked with Channels Seven and Ten in Brisbane as a production assistant. She moved to Sydney and submitted a script, 'Fetch' to the Australian Film Commission, obtaining some funding to rewrite it. The film was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. J

Judi McCrossin has been the writer for the popular Australian drama The Secret Life of Us, and has worked on developing a drama series for SBS based on the early years of Brisbane's colourful community radio station 4ZZZ

Awards for Works

The Time of Our Lives 2013 series - publisher film/TV

'The Time of Our Lives follows the lives of the Tivolli clan, a typical extended Australian family, set in a moody inner city Melbourne.

'In their thirties and forties, contemporary life is filled with kids, career advancement, home ownership and the variations of love: settling in with the one you love; still trying to find the one you love; getting away from the one you used to love.' (Source: ABC TV website)

2014 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
Beaconsfield 2011 single work film/TV

'BEACONSFIELD tells the story of how Matthew Gill and Pat Ball and their rescue teams rescued Todd Russell and Brant Webb. It is the story of the women they left behind, and how they sustained themselves, but, most of all it is the story of two men who had nothing in common, trapped together for 15 days in a dark wet space so small they could neither fully sit up nor fully lie down. Two men who kept their heads together, and their hopes alive, for 15 days and nights.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 31/3/2014)

2013 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
2012 nominated AWGIE Awards Telemovie - Original
2012 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
Tangle 2009- series - publisher film/TV

Tangle is 'about two generations of two families - sometimes connecting, sometimes colliding, sometimes at cross-purposes - as they navigate their way around the maze of love, sex, money and politics.' (Showcase website.)

'Season 3 of this revelatory drama will pull apart and look at just how the generations separate from one another and how the ties of family are stretched.' Source: http://showtime.com.au/ (Sighted 23/03/2012).

2013 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2012 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series Nominated for season three.
2010 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series Nominated for season two.
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