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John Alsop John Alsop i(A8068 works by)
Gender: Male
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John Alsop's credits as a television script writer include more than fifty episodes for Sons and Daughters between 1982 and 1984. He later worked on such series as Return to Eden (1986), While You're Down There (1986), The D Generation (1986087), The Flying Doctors (1987-88), Brides of Christ (1991) and RAN: Remote Area Nurse (2006).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2008 AWGIE Awards FOXTEL Fellowship for Excellence in Television Writing
2007 Asialink Literature Residency Program For travel to the De La Salle University in the Philippines to research two film and television projects that contain significant Filipino elements.
2005 AWGIE Awards The Hector Crawford Award For a body of script editing work.

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon My Place ( dir. Shawn Seet et. al. )agent Australia : Little Leaf Pictures Matchbox Pictures ABC Television , 2009-2011 Z1649817 2009-2011 series - publisher film/TV children's historical fiction My Place, based on the award-winning book My Place by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, is a thirteen-part drama series that tells the story of one house in South Sydney through the experiences of the children who live there over a 130-year period. My Place aims to show that everyone is part of history and that every place has a story.
2012 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
2011 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series For Series Two.
2010 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Children's Television Drama For Series One.
form y separately published work icon One Ball ( dir. Catriona McKenzie ) Australia : Chapman Pictures , 2006 6043693 2006 single work film/TV

'The island is rocked by a sudden and cruel death. Giddy, the son of the island's cop Mick (Belford Lui), drowns at sea while attempting to ferry contraband alcohol onto the island. Island Chairman Russ Gaibui (Charles Passi) goes on the warpath, enraged by the system that entices islanders to behave like furtive delinquents.

To ensure that Giddy's death was not in vain, he proposes to overturn the ban on alcohol and establish a wet canteen. Russ's daughter Nancy (Margaret Harvey), leads the opposition to the plan, claiming that it would spell disaster; a return to the bad old days. Russ woos Helen to his side, while an infuriated Nancy accuses Helen of being bought out by the promise of funds for a new clinic, and their long-term friendship feels the strain.

'But it is Russ's personal overtures towards Helen that are more unnerving. The moves he makes are subtle, refined, even flattering, but if Helen were to act on her feelings, it would destroy all the trust she has built up on the island, including that of the influential female elders. It would also be a betrayal of Russ's wife, Ina, whom Helen admires. And there's also a professional consideration; Helen has to guide Russ through a health crisis. It's all too impossible, however much Helen feels herself drawn towards this charismatic and powerful man.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 12/6/2013)

2005 won AWGIE Awards Television Mini Series
form y separately published work icon RAN ( dir. Catriona McKenzie et. al. )agent Australia : Chapman Pictures , 2006 Z1367488 2006 series - publisher film/TV

'Helen Tremaine returns to a remote island in Australia's far north Torres Strait where she had previously worked as the Remote Area Nurse (aka RAN). Helen has a talent for breaking rules and taking on the bureaucracy. That, along with local politics, love affairs and a savage outbreak of Dengue Fever, RAN draws you into the world of a woman who yearns to belong, and a community who love her but want her gone.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 12/6/2013)

2007 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2006 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Outstanding Achievement in Television Screen Craft (For cinematography)
2006 won AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
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