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Awards for Works

Deadline Gallipoli 2015 series - publisher film/TV historical fiction war literature

'The story of journalists Charles Bean, Ellis Ashmead Bartlett and Philip Schuler, sent with the troops to Gallipoli in 1915, and how their quest for the truth helped change the war’s course – and its legend.' (Production summary)

2016 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting
2015 winner AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
2015 shortlisted Logie Awards Most Outstanding Single Drama or Mini Series
Janet King 2014 series - publisher film/TV crime

Janet King is an Australian television drama series which first aired on ABC1 in 2014. It was created as a spin-off from the 2011 legal drama Crownies.


Series 1:

'An 8-hour legal/political thriller that is a spin-off of Crownies featuring Marta Dusseldorp reprising her role of Crown Prosecutor Janet King. The series will look at the dilemmas of a contemporary woman who returns to work after a year's maternity leave and is flung into a shocking prosecution that involves layers of intrigue played out at the highest levels of power. Janet King's case leads her through some astounding twists and revelations that impact on her life on every level.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 7/4/2014)


Series 2:

With gun crime in the suburbs causing great concern, the state government establishes a Royal Commission to look into the problem following the death of Todd Wilson and appoints Janet King to head it. Give the power to become investigators, King and her team are allowed to raid premises, interrogate persons of interest and have police seconded to them. King believes that solving Wilson's murder might uncover what's fuelling the violence.

2014 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
Snowtown 2010 single work film/TV crime horror

Sixteen-year-old Jamie feels isolated by the poverty of his surroundings, his lack of a father figure, and his mother's preoccupation with his younger, more demanding brothers. So when he falls in with the charismatic and much older John, he is slowly drawn into John's world of homophobia, violence, and murder.

2012 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting
2012 winner AFCA Film Awards Best Film
2012 winner AFCA Film Awards Best Screenplay
2011 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Film Script
2011 winner AWGIE Awards Film Award Adaptation
2011 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Film
2011 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Adapted Screenplay
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