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Stuart Beattie Stuart Beattie i(A100964 works by)
Born: Established: 1972 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Script-writer who works in the American film industry.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Beattie is credited (along with three other writers) with 'screen story' for Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (the first film in the successful franchise), but is not credited with the screenplay. His 'screen story' credit for the first film carries over into credits for 'characters' in all subsequent films and the Lego remake/spin-off.

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Danger Close : The Battle of Long Tan ( dir. Kriv Stenders ) Australia : Brainstorm Media Full Clip Productions Red Dune Films , 2019 9188867 2019 single work film/TV

A film centred on the Battle of Long Tan, on the 18th of August 1966.

2019 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Director
form y separately published work icon Deadline Gallipoli ( dir. Michael Rymer ) Australia : Full Clip Productions Matchbox Pictures , 2015 7480530 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
2016 shortlisted Logie Awards Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
2015 winner AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
2016 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting for episode 4: 'The Letter'
form y separately published work icon Tomorrow, When the War Began ( dir. Stuart Beattie ) Australia : Ambience Entertainment , 2009 Z1623916 2009 single work film/TV science fiction

Seven teenagers camp in a remote and idyllic location deep in the countryside. But that night, they see the sky filled with military aircraft, and return home to find their houses deserted and the locals detained in the showground. Escaping detection, the teenagers form themselves into a guerilla unit, hoping to prevent the invading Coalition Nations from bringing any more troops in by destroying the only bridge to nearby Cobbler's Bay, where the troop ships are moored.

2011 nominated AWGIE Awards Film Award Adaptation
2010 winner Inside Film Awards Best Feature Film
2010 winner Inside Film Awards Best Script
2010 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Adapted Screenplay
2010 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Film
2010 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards AFI Members' Choice
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