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Niki Aken Niki Aken i(A146792 works by)
Gender: Female
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Niki Aken is a multi-award winning screenwriter and secretary of the Australian Writers' Guild's NSW Committee. She is based in Sydney.

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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon #shittyboys ( dir. Ana Kokkinos ) Australia : Closer Productions , 2019 18090540 2019 single work film/TV
2019 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Screenplay in Television
form y separately published work icon The Hunting ( dir. Ana Kokkinos et. al. )agent Adelaide : Closer Productions , 2019 16903484 2019 series - publisher film/TV

'THE HUNTING intimately and dramatically imagines the lives of four teenagers, their teachers and their families throughout the lead up, revelation and aftermath of a nude teen photo scandal. When two high school teachers discover students are sharing explicit photos of their underage friends and peers online, the revelation has unbearable consequences for their students and their families. Tackling themes of misogyny, privacy, sexuality and sexualisation, online exploitation, masculinity and gender, the series uses this singular event as a way of exploring some of the most pressing issues of our time and offering a vital portrait of contemporary, multicultural Australia.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
form y separately published work icon ANZAC Girls ( dir. Ian Watson et. al. )agent Australia : Screentime ABC Television , 2013 Z1917858 2013 series - publisher film/TV 'In December 1914, the first women volunteers for the Army Nursing Service sailed from Australia bound for the Great War. Diverted to Egypt in preparation for the Gallipoli campaign they served in Alexandria, Gallipoli, Lemnos and on the Western Front. Through shocking hardship they experienced exceptional friendship, passionate love, success and heartbreak. ' (Source: Australian Television website)
2015 winner Equity Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Mini-Series/Telemovie
2014 winner AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Adaptation
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