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Alice Bell Alice Bell i(A98160 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Script-writer.

Alice Bell wrote the script for Suburban Mayhem (2006) at age twenty-one: the script, about a teenage girl seeking to buy lifelong independence by murdering her loving father, won an AWGIE Award (for original screenplay), and was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award (for screenwriting), an AFI Award (for original screenplay), and an IF Award (for best script).

Bell followed this with another script about a troubled teenage girl: the short film Violet (2010), whose protagonist is sent to a new school in the wake of a scandal about her and her teacher. The film was produced by the Australian Film, Television and Radio School and the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA).

Since 2008, Bell has contributed scripts to Rush (2008-2010), four-part anthology series Before the Rain (2010), Spirited (2011) (her script for which was nominated for an AWGIE), The Slap (2011), and Puberty Blues (2012).

Further Reference

David Stratton. 'Suburban Mayhem Interviews'. At the Movies. [No date.] (http://www.abc.net.au/atthemovies/txt/s1756067.htm). (Sighted: 17/10/2012)

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Doctor Doctor The Heart Guy ( dir. Peter Salmon et. al. )agent New South Wales : Essential Media and Entertainment Nine Network , 2016-2019 9516037 2016 series - publisher film/TV

'When he is knocked off his pedestal and on to the Impaired Registrants Program, prodigal Sydney surgeon and party boy Hugh Knight must return to his family home in rural Whyhope where he might learn to swallow his pride and mend his ways – or not.'

Source: Production blurb.

2020 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
2019 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2019 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2018 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2018 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
form y separately published work icon The Beautiful Lie ( dir. Glendyn Ivin et. al. )agent Australia : Endemol Australia Southern Star Entertainment , 2015 8958379 2015 series - publisher film/TV

A reimagining of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina.

2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
2016 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Adaptation
2015 shortlisted Logie Awards Most Outstanding Single Drama or Mini Series
form y separately published work icon Puberty Blues [Series One, Episode Five] ( dir. Glendyn Ivin ) Australia : Southern Star Entertainment , 2012 6346853 2012 single work film/TV

'After a fight with her mum, Cheryl decamps to Debbie's house for a while and proves an unwelcome guest to everyone, except young David. He's falling in love. Gary and Debbie are growing closer, too, but his father Ferris is distraught when his affair folds. Debbie is unaware of the growing strain in her parents' relationship, but Gary is acutely aware of his. Meanwhile, the girls are getting bored waiting on the beach, watching the boys surf.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 20/8/2013)

2013 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Screenplay in Television
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