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Justine Gillmer Justine Gillmer i(A140538 works by) (a.k.a. Justine Juel Gillmer)
Gender: Female
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Script-writer, script editor, and producer.

Justine Gillmer graduated from the AFTRS in 2005 with a Masters in Screenwriting. She has subsequently worked as a script-writer on Australian television programs including Packed to the Rafters, McLeod’s Daughters, Crownies, Mako: Island of Secrets, In Your Dreams, Wonderland, and The Deep.

More recently, she has been working in the United States, as script editor and screenwriter on programs including Into the Badlands and the enormously successful post-apocalyptic drama The 100, on which she also serves as co-producer.

In 2016, she was announced as a script-writer on season two of Cleverman.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Cleverman 2016 series - publisher film/TV science fiction

Two Indigenous brothers fight for survival in a world in which humans and non-humans clash.

2017 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
2016 finalist International Awards Peabody Awards Entertainment
2016 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
The Deep 2015 series - publisher film/TV science fiction children's

Animated series about the Nekton family, deep-sea explorers.

For a full list of episodes and authors, see Film Details.

2017 nominated AWGIE Awards Television Award Children's Television – C Classification For two episodes: 'Beware the Sentinels' (Thomas Duncan-Watt) and 'Finn Comes Aboard' (Rachel Spratt).
2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series
Mako Mermaids 2013 series - publisher film/TV young adult fantasy

'When fifteen year-old Zac goes camping on Mako Island, he has no idea his every move is being monitored by real-life mermaids Sirena, Nixie and Lyla, whose job it is to ward off trespassers. When he comes into contact with the magical waters of the Moon Pool on the night of a full moon, Zac is given a taste of Mako's powers, waking the next day to discover he has been granted fin-like feet and the power to control water…causing all sorts of trouble for Sirena, Nixie and Lyla.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 10/1/2014)

2015 winner Australian Teachers of Media Awards Best Children’s Television Program Season 2
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