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Ana Kokkinos Ana Kokkinos i(A51583 works by)
Born: Established: 1958 Yarraville, Footscray - Maribyrnong area, Melbourne - West, Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Greek
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Ana Kokkinos practised as a solicitor, and worked as a researcher and as an industrial officer before entering the film industry. In 1990, through a Woman in Film and Television program, she wrote and directed her first two short films. The following year she completed the post graduate diploma in Film and Production, writing, directing and editing 'Antamosi.'

Ana Kokkinos is best known as a director and co-writer of her short feature film 'Only The Brave', with Mira Robertson and Fiona Eagger, produced in 1993-94. 'Only The Brave' enjoyed wide critical success and had theatrical release in Australia and America in 1995. 'Head On', co-written by Andrew Bovell and Mira Robertson, was Ana's debut feature film. 'Head On' premiered at Cannes in early 1998. Source: (Sighted 13/05/2005).

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form y separately published work icon The Book of Revelation ( dir. Ana Kokkinos ) Australia : Wildheart Zizani , 2006 Z1172709 2006 single work film/TV thriller

'An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 3/7/2013)

2006 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Screenplay - Adapted
2006 shortlisted Australian Film Institute Awards Best Adapted Screenplay
form y separately published work icon Head On ( dir. Ana Kokkinos ) Australia : Head On Productions , 1998 Z796585 1998 single work film/TV (taught in 6 units)

Set over the course of one night, Head On focuses on Ari, a handsome nineteen-year-old boy of Greek descent who finds himself torn between his traditional upbringing and his sexual identity. As he attempts to come to terms with where he fits in, Ari careens between hanging out with his friends and bickering with his family while also becoming involved in several heterosexual and homosexual encounters.

1999 Nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Screenplay - Adapted
1998 Winner AWGIE Awards Feature Film - Adaptation
1998 Nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Source
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