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John Alsop

School: Whitefriars College

Year: 1966-71

Genre: Radio & TV Script Writer / Director

“Brides of Christ” won scriptwriting awards from the AFI, Australian Writers’ Guild; as well as receiving an International Emmy Award nomination.

“The Leaving of Liverpool” also received an AFI award for Best TV Screenplay and a Writers’ Guild Awgie for Best Screenplay (mini Series). The production also won AFI awards and an ATOM award.

“Bordertown” Episodes 7 & 8 (“The Cracks and The Squares”)

“R.A.N. Remote Area Nurse” Episode Two won its year’s Best Screenplay (Television Series) Australian Writers’ Guild Awgie Award.

Also Recipient of the Hector Crawford Award for Contribution to Script Editing in a body of work.

In 2007 received an Asialink grant to develop a script with an Australian-Filipino connection, resulting in the short film “He She It”, which premiered as part of the Accelerator program at the Melbourne Film Festival and also screened at more than a dozen international film festivals.

The 2008 Foxtel Fellowship for achievement in television writing funded development of a feature film script currently at the production finance stage.


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