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Kim Ho Kim Ho i(7005539 works by)
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BiographyHistory

Sydney-born, Melbourne-based playwright. In 2013, Ho's short film The Language of Love, published on YouTube, became a viral sensation after it was promoted by Stephen Fry and Ellen DeGeneres. In 2018, he was undertaking a Masters of Writing for Performance at the Victorian College of Arts. In September 2018, the site-specific verbatim theatre piece Do You Know Me?, co-written by Ho and Tiffany Barton and performed by members of Melbourne's homeless population, was produced at the Melbourne Fringe

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2018 commended D J (Dinny) O'Hearn Memorial Fellowship for 'Panacea: Or: The Very Real, Definitely Not Falsified History of Lasseter’s Reef'
2017 winner Patrick White Playwrights' Award

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon No More Lies ( dir. Emma Freeman ) Australia : Werner Film Productions , 2021 23367711 2021 single work film/TV
2021 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Screenplay in Television
form y separately published work icon The Newsreader ( dir. Emma Freeman ) Australia : Werner Film Productions , 2021 20851611 2021 series - publisher film/TV

The series 'follows the unlikely bond between a young TV reporter and a "difficult" female newsreader'.

Source: Inside Film (https://www.if.com.au/joanna-werner-michael-lucas-find-drama-in-a-tv-newsroom/) (Sighted: 3/12/2020)

2021 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
The Great Australian Play 2020 single work drama

'“In all directions stretched the Great Australian Emptiness, in which the mind is the least of possessions, in which the rich man is the important man… It was the exaltation of the “average” that made me panic.” — Patrick White, The Prodigal Son

'Australia, 1930. As the Great Depression tightens its grip on a hungry, fledgling nation, Harold Bell Lasseter charms everyone with his story of a fabulously wealthy “reef” of gold hidden in the vast Interior. Brave adventurers set off in search of riches and salvation… but the expedition descends into a nightmare.

'Australia, 2020. Relentless funding cuts have left the arts community weary and desperate. Kim Ho persuades Theatre Works that he can fashion the next great Australian play from the legend of Lasseter’s Reef. He conjures five characters and sends them into the desert to retrace the expedition’s footsteps. But for these unlucky souls, trapped inside Kim’s masterpiece, the real nightmare is yet to begin.

'An ingenious new satire from Patrick White Award-winning playwright Kim Ho, THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN PLAY is a psychedelic romp through the myths of our glorious nation’s past, present and imagined future. Featuring vanishing conmen, Nazi German dingo scalpers and an ancient evil force, this is the dazzling epic we’ve been waiting for.'

Source: Theatre Works.

2021 shortlisted Victorian Green Room Awards Writing : Theatre - Independent
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