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Cliff Green

Cliff Green (Left) and fan, December 2013

Cliff Green (born 6 Dec 1934, Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian screen writer, whose best known work is Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975).

He was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 2009. This award was for services to the Australian film and television industry as a screenwriter and educator.[1]

His TV writing is used as an example of economy, wit and minimal formal camera directions in at least one screenwriting textbook. [2]

He also served on the Board of the Victorian Film Corporation from 1977 to 1984.

His screenplay 'Boy Soldiers' was the first Australian drama to receive an Emmy nomination

Television series

In 1981 the Australian Broadcasting Corporation produced I can Jump Puddles, a mini-series written by Cliff Green based on Alan Marshall's autobiographical stories. [3]

Recognition

1976 - AWGIE (Best Screenplay)

1979 - 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' Nominated for a Saturn Award (Best Writing)

1990 - AWG Richard Lane Award

1991 - International Emmy nomination for the screenplay of 'Boy Soldiers'

2009 - Order Of Australia Medal

Select Credits

References

  1. ^ "GREEN, Clifford". Australian Government - It's An Honour. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 8 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Aronson, Linda. Scriptwriting Updated. Australian Film, Television and Radio School. ISBN 1-876351-03-9
  3. ^ (1981)"I Can Jump Puddles". Australian Screen. Retrieved 2008-02-13. 


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