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Niki Aken Niki Aken i(A146792 works by)
Gender: Female
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Niki Aken is a multi-award winning screenwriter and secretary of the Australian Writers' Guild's NSW Committee. She is based in Sydney.

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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
form y separately published work icon #shittyboys ( dir. Ana Kokkinos ) Australia : Closer Productions , 2019 18090540 2019 single work film/TV
2019 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Screenplay in Television
form y separately published work icon The Hunting ( dir. Ana Kokkinos et. al. )agent Adelaide : Closer Productions , 2019 16903484 2019 series - publisher film/TV

'THE HUNTING intimately and dramatically imagines the lives of four teenagers, their teachers and their families throughout the lead up, revelation and aftermath of a nude teen photo scandal. When two high school teachers discover students are sharing explicit photos of their underage friends and peers online, the revelation has unbearable consequences for their students and their families. Tackling themes of misogyny, privacy, sexuality and sexualisation, online exploitation, masculinity and gender, the series uses this singular event as a way of exploring some of the most pressing issues of our time and offering a vital portrait of contemporary, multicultural Australia.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 winner AWGIE Awards Television Award Telemovie or Mini-series of 4 Hours or Less Duration
2019 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
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