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Greg Holfeld Greg Holfeld i(A53898 works by)
Born: Established: 1965 Saskatchewan,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1991
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Greg Holfeld was born in 1965 in Saskatchewan, Canada where he grew up. He spent a year in Tokyo, Japan in 1989. There he met his future wife which prompted his move to Adelaide in 1991 after several years of travelling and country hopping. He continues to live in Adelaide with his wife and family. He began his career as an animator and a cartoonist but has also illustrated a number of children's books. Some of his films have been selected for international festivals and awards.

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form y separately published work icon Pinchpot ( dir. Greg Holfeld ) Australia : 2018 18136201 2018 single work film/TV

'A short story about art and work, giving and receiving, life and death, and things made from lumps of clay.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Short Animation
y separately published work icon The Brown Dog Sydney South : Working Title Press , 2017 11616842 2017 single work picture book children's

'The brown dog often visits Henry on rainy, grey afternoons. Usually he doesn’t hang around for long. But this time the brown dog decides to stay and Henry needs to find a way to make him leave.' (Synopsis)

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
y separately published work icon An Anzac Tale Adelaide : Working Title Press , 2012 Z1908757 2012 single work graphic novel children's 'When Australia pledges its support to Great Britain at the outbreak of World War I, mates Roy Martin and Wally Cardwell are among the first to enlist.

But what the friends first thought would be an adventure soon turns to disaster. The day after the landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, more than 2000 of their fellow Anzacs are dead. As the campaign drags on, life for Wally and Roy and their new friend, Tom, becomes a battle of endurance against a plucky enemy, a hostile landscape, flies, fleas, cold and disease.

In this graphic novel, Ruth Starke and Greg Holfeld have combined to create an extraordinary and original work for upper primary students on the subject of Gallipoli and the Anzac campaign.' (Publisher's blurb)
2014 winner Ledger Awards Bronze Ledger
2013 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Upper Primary
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