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Beck Cole Beck Cole i(A107513 works by)
Born: Established: Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Yawuru people ; Aboriginal Warumungu people
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BiographyHistory

Beck Cole, scriptwriter and filmaker is from the Yawuru/Djarbera-Djabera. She was selected as part of a group in 2007 to participate in a project by the Australian Film Commission (AFC) that was designed to nurture and assist the talents of upcoming Indigenous filmmakers. The project was designed to give the chosen individuals the opportunity to develop their first feature film with the assistance of respected directors and producers such as Phillip Noyce, Zachary Skiar and Ray Lawrence.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Lucky Undies 2017 single work film/TV children's
2018 nominated AWGIE Awards Television Award 'P' Classification
Little J and Big Cuz 2017 series - publisher film/TV children's

'Little J is five and has just started kindergarten year at school. He lives with his grandmother (Nanna), his girl cousin (Big Cuz) who is nine, and their dog (Old Dog) who is also the story narrator. LITTLE J & BIG CUZ follows the family's adventures and is told primarily from the point of view of Little J.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2018 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
Here I Am 2010 single work film/TV

'Fresh out of prison, beautiful yet complex Karen is a young woman with a burning desire to turn her life around for good. Upon her release from prison she finds herself on the streets with no-one to call for help. Determined to stay on track Karen finds shelter at Temple House - a safe haven for Aboriginal women like herself. With the support of her new family of friends Karen begins the journey of reconnecting with her estranged mother and her young daughter and is soon propelled to face the difficult truth that shame is a powerful force and sometimes the most important person to forgive is yourself.'

Source: 'Young and Old: Connecting Generations'. AIATSIS National Indigenous Studies Conference 2011 (http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/research/conf2011/docs/Program.pdf)

2011 nominated AWGIE Awards Film Award Original
2011 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Film Script
2011 nominated Deadly Sounds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music, Sport, Entertainment and Community Awards Film of the Year
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