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Steven McGregor Steven McGregor i(A104541 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal
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Steve McGregor is an Indigenous writer and Director from the Northern Territory. He was a graduate from the Australian Film Television and Radio School.

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form y separately published work icon Mystery Road ( dir. Rachel Perkins ) Australia : Bunya Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018 11467193 2018 series - publisher film/TV detective

'Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two young farm hands on an outback cattle station. One is a local Indigenous footy hero, and the other a backpacker. Working with local cop Emma James (Judy Davis), Jay’s investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.'

Source: Screen Australia (https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2017/07-12-mystery-road-series). (Sighted: 13/07/2017)

2019 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2019 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2018 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
form y separately published work icon Sweet Country ( dir. Warwick Thornton ) Australia : Retroflex Lateral Pty Limited , 2017 10406376 2017 single work film/TV crime thriller western

'Sweet Country is set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory. It is the story of a young boy called Philomac, who witnesses Sam, an Aboriginal stockman, kill station owner Harry Marsh in self defence. Sam and his pregnant wife Lizzie go on the run and a posse pursues them across the outback. The posse cannot catch Sam, as he is a clever man and an expert bushman. Eventually for the health of his pregnant wife, Sam gives himself up. A trial is held in town and when the truth comes out in the courtroom about Sam's actions, he is acquitted. Justice has been served. Philomac and Sam set off on their journey home, but soon after leaving town, a shot rings out and Justice is crushed…' (Publication summary)

2018 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Original Screenplay
2018 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Film
2018 winner AWGIE Awards Feature Film - Original
2018 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting
2017 winner Asia Pacific Screen Awards Best Feature Film
2017 winner International Awards Toronto International Film Festival Awards Platform
2017 winner International Awards Venice Film Festival Special Jury Prize
form y separately published work icon Redfern Now : The Telemovie Redfern Now : Promise Me ( dir. Rachel Perkins ) Blackfella Films Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2014 8441727 2014 single work film/TV

This powerful, heartbreaking and uplifting telemovie explores the impact of a violent crime on two women and the fight for justice.

2015 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Telemovie - Original
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