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Gender: Male
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Script-writer and script editor.

Glen Dolman's earliest television scripts were for the animated children's series Flipper & Lopaka, a Yoram Gross production in which the titular dolphin befriends a young Polynesian boy after saving him from drowning. Dolman followed this with scripts for several more children's and young-adult television programs: in 2000 alone, he wrote scripts for horror-themed puppet show Li'l Horrors; animated sequel to the successful Jonathan M. Shiff Productions ecological science-fiction series Ocean Girl, The New Adventures of Ocean Girl; and the animated children's show Gloria's House. In 2001, he wrote for entreprenurial drama Head Start, in 2002 for starting-over drama Always Greener, and in 2004 for young-adult science-fiction series Silversun: he also served as script editor for both Head Start and Silversun.

Somewhere around 2004, Dolman relocated to the UK. Between 2004 and 2005, he worked as script editor on long-running British police procedural The Bill. He followed this with work on long-running and award-winning Irish medical drama The Clinic, for which he was also script editor (2006-2007) and British children's series My Spy Family (2009).

In 2007, he was script editor on Alison Nisselle's bio-pic Curtin, and in 2010 wrote his own political biopic, Hawke, for which he won an AWGIE award and was nominated for both an AFI Award and the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards.

His most recent scripts are for the Fergus Hume adaptation The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012) and the forthcoming Mr and Mrs Murder (2013).

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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon High Life ( dir. Luke Eve ) Australia : More Sauce Productions , 2017 11386891 2017 series - publisher film/TV horror

High Life – a companion to the acclaimed web-series, Low Life – is a comic drama about an unexpected teenage crisis; a bomb-blast in a safe, middle-class and discreetly dysfunctional family who are completely unprepared for their daughter’s emotional collapse. However, this is much worse than regular teenage behaviour...

What Genevieve Barrett is yet to discover is that she’s suffering her first manic episode of bipolar disorder. And for a sensitive and studious girl, her experience will be exhilarating before it becomes terrifying.

It also happens at the worst possible time – while she’s getting ready for her year twelve exams and hoping to get into the Sydney Conservatory of Music. And to make things worse, no one’s paying attention to her... except her sweetly awkward friend, Ben - a trombonist in her jazz ensemble - whom Gen thinks of as an asexual friend, but who clearly adores her.

No one else thinks to worry about Gen, because she’s the “good kid”; the sensible, moral, innocent and easily ignored friend, sister and daughter... until now.

(More Sauce Productions)

2017 nominated AWGIE Awards Television Award Telemovie or Miniseries (less than 4 hours' duration)
form y separately published work icon Hawke ( dir. Emma Freeman ) Melbourne Australia : The Film Company Network Ten , 2010 Z1606845 2010 single work film/TV

The story of Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke during one of the most difficult period of his political life, when his position as leader came under threat from Treasurer, Paul Keating. The narrative also explores the Hawke legend from his early days as a hard-drinking, womanising, but brilliant trade union president through his transformation into a polished, egalitarian, and visionary world leader and up to his second term in office. Having largely sacrificed his family for political ambition, Hawke must rely on his friendships and allegiances as he attempts to defeat his challenger and remain in power.

2011 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
2011 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting
2010 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Screenplay in Television
2010 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Telefeature, Mini Series or Short Run Series
2010 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Television Script
2010 winner AWGIE Awards Telemovie - Original
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