Jane Kennedy i(A26115 works by) (a.k.a. Jane Louise Kennedy)
Born: Established: 1964 Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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After her secondary education at Genazzano FCJ College in Melbourne, Jane Kennedy started her career in radio and television as producer at 3UZ Melbourne. She has won several AFI and Logie awards.

Those who have had a formative influence on her career include her parents and her colleagues, Rob Sitch, Michael Hirsh, Tom Gleisner and Santo Cilauro. She has also collaborated with Gleisner and Cilauro to write The Funky Squad Annual (1995), based on the ABC Television programme Funky Squad.

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Awards for Works

The Hollowmen 2008 series - publisher film/TV satire 'The Hollowmen focuses on the workings of an internal think tank, set up by the Prime Minister, whose responsibility is long-term policy vision. The unit's task is to stop worrying about tomorrow's headlines, and to start worrying about next week's.'
2009 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Comedy Program
2008 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Comedy Series
The Dish 2000 single work film/TV
2001 winner Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Original Screenplay Best Original Screenplay
The Castle 1997 single work film/TV humour

The Kerrigan family's home is situated right beside one of Melbourne's airports, but they don't mind. In fact, they love living there. When the government and airport authorities announce that they are buying up all the properties in the neighbourhood in order to make way for airport extensions, Darryl decides to defend his right to live in his beloved home. The Castle is the story of how they take on the authorities, all the way to the High Court.

1997 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Original Screenplay
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