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Anthony Ellis Anthony Ellis i(A145977 works by)
Gender: Male
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Television script-writer, script executive, script editor, and producer.

Anthony Ellis has worked as a script-writer since at least the mid-1980s, when he contributed scripts to the television series The Flying Doctors. He also began writing scripts for long-running soap opera Home and Away in 1988: he wrote at least thirty episodes for the series between 1988 and 2008.

His scripts in the 1990s include episodes of The Miraculous Mellops (1991), The Adventures of Skippy (1992), Ship to Shore (1994), Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (1996), Water Rats (1996), Blue Heelers (1996-1997), Big Sky (1997), Mirror, Mirror II (1997-1998), and All Saints, for which he wrote at least eleven episodes (1998-2003).

He also worked as a script and story editor for television series in this period, including as script editor for Family and Friends, written by Greg Haddrick and Dave Worthington (1990), as script and story editor for Mirror, Mirror (1995), and as script editor for Mirror, Mirror II (1997).

Ellis continued to write scripts after 2000, including for Always Greener (2001-2002), McLeod's Daughters (2007), and Packed to the Rafters (2008-2011).

However, his script-writing was curtailed as he moved into a regular position as network script executive on a wide range of television programs, including Foreign Exchange (2004), The Sleepover Club (2006-2007), Mortified (2006-2007), Lockie Leonard (2007), McLeod's Daughters (2005-2006), and Packed to the Rafters (2008-2009).

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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Packed To The Rafters ( dir. Pino Amenta et. al. )agent Sydney : Seven Network , 2008- Z1776179 2008- series - publisher film/TV 'Meet Dave and Julie Rafter - just your average Australians with three grown-up children. On the eve of their twenty-fifth wedding-anniversary it seems they're at last about to have the house to themselves. Offspring Rachel, Ben and Nathan have all developed into well-rounded and out-going, if exceptionally different and complex, individuals, with a raft of their own conflicts and dilemmas. But home can seem a very welcome refuge when unforeseen problems loom.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive website, http://www.australiantelevision.net/
Sighted: 02/05/2011
2009 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2010 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2011 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2013 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Program
2011 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Program
2012 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Program
form y separately published work icon Always Greener ( dir. Scott Hartford-Davis et. al. )agent Australia : Seven Network Southern Star Entertainment , 2001-2003 24553471 2001 series - publisher film/TV
2004 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2003 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2002 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
form y separately published work icon McLeod's Daughters ( dir. Ali Ali et. al. )agent Australia : Nine Network Southern Star Entertainment , 2001-2009 Z1858228 2001-2009 series - publisher film/TV
2006 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2004 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
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