Our award winning, critically acclaimed writer Shaun Grant is a key writer on the exciting new drama co-produced by Sam Worthington for Foxtel, Deadline Gallipoli. The miniseries, which will be directed by Michael Rymer, stars Rachel Griffiths, Charles Dance and Hugh Dancy and begins shooting in Adelaide this week. For further information, please find The Australian’s full coverage on the upcoming production here.
The Fleming Agency is delighted to announce new client Alex Hammond. Critically acclaimed writer and novelist Alex’s debut novel Blood Witness (Penguin Books Australia) was selected as State Library of Victoria Summer Read 2014 and is under option with Werner Film and TV Productions. His short film Piñata was nominated for an AFI Award and won Best Animation at the Vancouver Animation Festival. Currently writing his second novel, Dark Legacy (currently due for publication in July 2015), Alex is co-writing a project with director Ben Chessell which is also under option with Werner Film and TV Productions.
Andrew Garrick has just completed directing the parody series SBS Does Game of Thrones, the first comedy video series commissioned by SBS Comedy, a new online destination which will serve as a launching pad for Australian comedy.
Julia Morris announced the nominations for the 2014 TV Week Logie Awards alongside Dr Chris Brown this week. Among the nominees were Julia herself for the Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress for her role as Gemma Horne in the Nine Network’s House Husbands, the series also picking up its second consecutive nomination for Most Popular Drama Series, having won its first last year.