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John Ridley John Ridley i(A144810 works by) (a.k.a. Ian John Ridley)
Gender: Male
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Most Referenced Works


  • Australian scriptwriter.

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Hungry Ghosts ( dir. Shawn Seet ) Australia : SBS Matchbox Pictures , 2020 15284558 2020 series - publisher film/TV horror

'When a tomb in Vietnam is accidentally opened on the eve of the Hungry Ghost Festival, a vengeful spirit is unleashed, bringing the dead with him. As these spirits wreak havoc across the Vietnamese-Australian community in Melbourne, reclaiming lost loves and exacting revenge, young woman May Le (Văn-Davies) must rediscover her true heritage and accept her destiny to help bring balance to a community still traumatised by war.

'Hungry Ghosts reflects the extraordinary lived and spiritual stories of the Vietnamese community and explores the inherent trauma passed down from one generation to the next, and how notions of displacement impact human identity – long after the events themselves.'

Source: SBS ( (Sighted: 20/08/2020).

2020 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
2020 nominated AWGIE Awards Television Award Telemovie or Mini-series of 4 Hours or Less Duration
form y separately published work icon Wanted ( dir. Shirley Barrett ) Australia : Seven Network , 2016-2017 9138406 2016 series - publisher film/TV crime

Series one:

Two strangers go on the run together after being caught up in a deadly carjacking.

Series two:

In the first season, checkout chick Lola Buckley and accountant Chelsea Babbage were thrown together by fate and circumstance in a thrilling chase across Australia in a car full of drugs and money. After a hair-raising pursuit across the starkly varied landscapes of Australia, the second season sees them journey the length of Thailand and New Zealand as they turn from the hunted into the hunters in an effort to bring the fight to their pursuers and unearth the truth about how and why this whole thing started. (Source: Screen Australia)

2017 nominated The International Emmy Awards Drama Series
2016 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
form y separately published work icon Metamorphosis ( dir. Pino Amenta ) Australia : FremantleMedia Australia Foxtel , 2014 7625556 2014 single work film/TV

'When Ferguson takes her revenge on the prisoners by bulldozing the garden project, Doreen turns her anger on Franky. Ferguson psychologically manipulates Vera and she crosses a point of no return whilst Maxine orchestrates a desperate bid to see her spurned lover.

'Franky accuses Ferguson of deliberately giving Simmo a hotshot, but Ferguson wrests back the power by letting Franky know she's got a snitch in the ranks.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 23/7/2014)

2014 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Award Series
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