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Gender: Male
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Australian script-writer.

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y separately published work icon Paper Planes Melbourne : Penguin , 2015 8045187 2015 single work children's fiction children's

'One paper plane flies straight and fast and true. Dylan's.

'Twelve-year-old Dylan Webber lives in outback Western Australia in a small country town. When he discovers he has a talent for folding and flying paper planes, Dylan begins a journey to reach the World Junior Paper Plane Championships in Japan.

'Along the way he makes unlikely new friends, clashes with powerful rivals and comes to terms with his family's past before facing his greatest challenge – to create a paper plane that will compete with the best in the world.

'Steve Worland brings you the exciting, heartwarming story of Paper Planes, adapted from the award-winning family film that features a cast of Australia's finest actors, including Sam Worthington, Deborah Mailman, David Wenham and Ed Oxenbould.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2016 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2016 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
form y separately published work icon Paper Planes ( dir. Robert Connolly ) Australia : Footprint Fims , 2014 6351167 2014 single work film/TV children's

'Young Dylan, from a small outback town, dreams of competing in the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 21/8/2013)

2015 shortlisted Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Original Screenplay
2015 shortlisted Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Film
2015 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Film Award Feature Film - Original
2014 inaugural winner CinéfestOz Film Prize $100 000 prize
form y separately published work icon Bootmen ( dir. Dein Perry ) Australia : Bootmen Productions Fox Searchlight Pictures , 2000 15542116 2000 single work film/TV

A young man working for a failing steel mill begins to imagine returning to the tap dancing he gave up.

2000 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Film
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