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Michelle Blanchard Michelle Blanchard i(A117687 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Nunukul / Noonuccal
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BiographyHistory

Michelle Blanchard is a descendant of the people of North Stradbroke Island (Minjeeribah) in Queensland. She has served as the Deputy Director of the Koori Centre at the University of Sydney and taught within the broader area of Aboriginal Studies. Blanchard holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts (Creative Writing) and is well known as in the areas of radio, stage, film, and print. Blanchard's PhD research, undertaken with the University of Technology Sydney, explores the relationships between Western theatre practice and the role of Indigenous performance. Blanchard participates in many internal and external community committees, both in Australia and abroad.

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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Redfern Now ( dir. Catriona McKenzie et. al. )agent Australia : ABC Television Screen Australia Blackfella Films , 2012-2013 Z1750518 2012 series - publisher film/TV

Redfern Now is 'the first contemporary TV drama series written, directed and produced by Indigenous Australians.'

Source: ABC Television website.

2014 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2014 commended Australian Centre Literary Awards The Kate Challis RAKA Award for the episode 'Sweet Spot'.
2013 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series For Season Two
2013 winner Deadly Sounds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music, Sport, Entertainment and Community Awards Television Show of the Year
2013 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2012 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
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