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Erica Glynn Erica Glynn i(A109217 works by)
Born: Established: Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal
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Erica Glynn is a Kaytej woman from Central Australia. Glynn worked at Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) Productions before completing a three year Australian Film Television and Radio School drama direction course. She has directed a number of documentaries and short films. In 1998, Glynn was shortlisted for an AFI Award for Best Short Film.

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form y separately published work icon Goodbye Swooper Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2020 20269872 2020 single work film/TV children's
2020 winner AWGIE Awards Children's Award P Classification
form y separately published work icon She Who Must Be Loved ( dir. Erica Glynn ) Australia : Since1788 , 2018 15558528 2018 single work film/TV autobiography

'Freda Glynn was never a big talker but these days she talks even less. When her documentary filmmaker daughter Erica Glynn tells her she wants to make a film about her, Freda responds simply with a shrug. And yet Freda has so much to relate. She could, for instance, talk about how she ran CAAMA, the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association, an organisation that has been dedicated to Aboriginal music and culture since the early 1980s. Or perhaps how she trained Indigenous filmmakers at Imparja Television, casually managing to raise five children on her own at the same time. But instead, Freda uses her daughter’s project to research part of her family history. There is uncertainty about whether Freda’s grandmother was killed during a massacre of Indigenous Australians; Freda’s own mother was never able to clarify events during her lifetime. Together, Freda and Erica Glynn embark on a complex search for answers. Freda, we learn, is a determined woman whose strength, humour and creativity are expressed in all her dealings with the people she cares about. She is also a woman whose work has had a lasting impact on the Aboriginal community’s struggle for emancipation.'

Source: Berlinale 2019.

2019 winner First Nations Media Awards Best Television Documentary Feature
2019 winner Sydney Film Festival Awards Documentary Award
form y separately published work icon Grace Beside Me ( dir. Beck Cole et. al. )agent Australia : National Indigenous Television , 2018 10634717 2018 series - publisher film/TV children's

'A rich and humorous coming of age story, GRACE BESIDE ME transports young audiences into the world of 13-year-old Fuzzy Mac and her best mate Tui Mui as they navigate life, and with help from Fuzzy's Nan and Pop, learn how to find strength and grace.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2019 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
2018 inaugural winner First Nations Media Awards ‌‌ Best Drama or Comedy Award
2018 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series
2018 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
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