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Jon Bell Jon Bell i(A148281 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Wiradjuri ; Aboriginal Bundjalung
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Jon Bell is a film and television producer. He grew up in Casino. His mother was Bundjalung and his father Wiradjuri. Bell made the short film And Justice For One before being commissioned to make another for SBS called Two Big Boys. He has also worked as a family case worker for the New South Wales Department of Children's Services.

Among his significant works for television are The Gods of Wheat Street, Cleverman, and The Warriors.

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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Mystery Road ( dir. Rachel Perkins et. al. )agent Australia : Bunya Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018-2020 11467193 2018 series - publisher film/TV detective

Series one:

'Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two young farm hands on an outback cattle station. One is a local Indigenous footy hero, and the other a backpacker. Working with local cop Emma James (Judy Davis), Jay’s investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.'

Source: Screen Australia (https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2017/07-12-mystery-road-series). (Sighted: 13/07/2017)


Series two:

'A headless corpse is found floating by the shore in a remote outback town. As if this weren’t mysterious enough, Detective Swan and his colleague Fran have to contend with protests against the excavation of an Indigenous site. And then another body turns up.'

Source: Berlinale program (Sighted: 13/02/2020)

2019 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2019 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2018 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
form y separately published work icon Grace Beside Me ( dir. Beck Cole et. al. )agent Australia : National Indigenous Television , 2018 10634717 2018 series - publisher film/TV children's

'A rich and humorous coming of age story, GRACE BESIDE ME transports young audiences into the world of 13-year-old Fuzzy Mac and her best mate Tui Mui as they navigate life, and with help from Fuzzy's Nan and Pop, learn how to find strength and grace.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2019 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
2018 inaugural winner First Nations Media Awards ‌‌ Best Drama or Comedy Award
2018 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series
2018 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
form y separately published work icon Cleverman ( dir. Wayne Blair et. al. )agent Australia New Zealand : Goalpost Pictures Pukeko Pictures , 2016-2017 8816704 2016 series - publisher film/TV science fiction

Two Indigenous brothers fight for survival in a world in which humans and non-humans clash.

2017 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
2016 finalist International Awards Peabody Awards Entertainment
2016 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
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