Shaun Grant Nominated for AACTA Award

Shaun-Grant-profileThe nominations for the 5th AACTA Awards have been announced with congratulations going to Shaun Grant.

Nominated for Best Screenplay in TV with co-writer, Jacquelin Perske for Foxtel’s successful mini-series, Deadline Gallipoli, (Part One), produced by Matchbox Pictures.

Congratulations should also go to the the ABC series Glitch, nominated for Best Drama and shot by TFA’s Simon Chapman.

View the full list of AACTA Award Nominees.

Lady JMo spreading Xmas joy as Westfield Christmas Ambassador

Julia Morris_E9958490-82C0-11E5-BA8606FCABB99201Julia Morris is the 2015 Westfield Christmas Ambassador and appears in a new All We See Is Joy campaign.

“Julia Morris is known for finding joy and laughter in the imperfect and there’s no time more so than Christmas where the fondest memories are created when things don’t go quite to plan. At Westfield, all we see is joy – joy in celebrating the real, unfiltered Christmas, which we think is perfect, just the way it is,” said John Batistich, Marketing Director of Westfield.

View the Campaign here and a behind the scenes look here

Cinema release announced for feature film, Sucker

Sucker poster[1] copyThe Australian feature film, Sucker, directed and co-written by Ben Chessell (and Lawrence Leung) has announced screening dates around Australia.

For those that missed it’s successful debut at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)  recently, Madmen Entertainment have announced a release the feature film starring award winning actor, Timothy Spall.

See Hoyts for forthcoming session times across Australian capital cities.

Sucker has been Edited by TFA’s Rodrigo Balart and Chessell’s co-writer is Lawrence Leung.



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Shaun Grant wins second AWGIE for Deadline Gallipoli

SGrant 2015 Awgies

Shaun Grant and his fellow writers won the Television Mini series – Original category at this year’s AWGIE awards, for Deadline Gallipoli.

The four-member team consisted of Jacquelin Perske, Stuart Beattie, Shaun Grant and Cate Shortland.  The 4 x 1hr mini-series was produced by Penny Chapman, John Schwarz, Jacquelin Perske for Matchbox Pictures and received excellent reviews

Further reviews for Deadline Gallipoli: