Kym Goldsworthy Kym Goldsworthy i(A145497 works by)
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BiographyHistory

Film and television script-writer.

Goldsworthy began his work as a television script-writer with the sit-com Hey Dad ...!. which he followed with the script for the feature film The Roly Poly Man (directed by Bill Young, and released in 1994), for which he was nominated for an AFI Award for Best Screenplay.

Since 2000, however, Goldsworthy has concentrated on writing children's television programs (with some few exceptions, including scripts for White Collar Blue and McLeod's Daughters), including scripts for Outriders, Blue Water High, Pig's Breakfast (for which he won an AWGIE), Mal.com, Don't Blame the Koalas, and A gURL's wURLd.

These live-action programs are, however, something of an exception: Goldsworthy's primary work has been in animated children's programs, including Tracey McBean (for which he won a second AWGIE), New MacDonald's Farm, Canadian-Australian co-production Erky Perky, American-Australian co-production Raggs, Master Raindrop, Legend of Enyo, Sumo Mouse, The Woodlies, and the new Bananas in Pyjamas.

His work as a script editor includes Legend of Enyo, A gURL's wURLd, and Packed to the Rafters.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Beat Bugs 2016 series - publisher film/TV children's fantasy

'Beat Bugs is an animated series, revolving around the lives and adventures of five charming and funny child-like bugs who live in an overgrown American-style backyard.' (Production summary)

2016 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series
Deep Water 2016 series - publisher film/TV crime

'Up to 80 murders, 30 unsolved cases, thousands of assaults. In the 1980s and 1990s a murderous epidemic grips Sydney. The attackers are united by contempt. Their targets united by their sexual identity. All are gay. For the first time Deep Water presents the full account of the gay hate crime epidemic that bloodied Sydney’s coastline. It stirs up old cases in the hope that new evidence will rise to the surface and bring peace and justice to the loved ones left behind..'

Source: Screen Australia.

2017 winner AWGIE Awards Television Award Telemovie or Miniseries (less than 4 hours' duration)
Love Child 2014 series - publisher film/TV

'A character drama set in 1969 in Kings Cross; the time and place Australia came of age and the new generation broke all the rules. It was the Summer of Love. Mick Jagger was in town, Australia was glued to the telecast of the moon landing and American sailors clashed on the street with anti-Vietnam war protesters. We follow Joan Millar, 28, a maverick midwife returning to Australia and five young pregnant women, whose choices for their babies and own lives exemplify the radical changes at the heart of the cultural and sexual revolution. Their lives intersect between a maternity hospital, a home for unwed mothers and the wild streets of Darlinghurst.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 13/2/2014)

2015 shortlisted Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2015 shortlisted Logie Awards Best Drama
2015 shortlisted Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series For series two.
2015 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original For series two.
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