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Sally Riley Sally Riley i(A61880 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Wiradjuri
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BiographyHistory

Sally Riley has worked as a producer, director and writer and has been a Writer in Residence at Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) Television, Alice Springs, and a director for the Melbourne Theatre Company and Urban Theatre Projects. She is was Manager of the Indigenous Unit, Australian Film Commission. In 2010 Riley was appointed to the newly-created position of Head of ABC TV’s Indigenous Department.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Confessions of a Headhunter Confessions of a Head Hunter ( dir. Sally Riley ) South Melbourne : Australian Film Institute , 2000 Z1465746 2000 single work film/TV 'Frank and Vinnie are modern day headhunters. They don't just want any heads, they want famous heads, heads with a price on them. Confessions of a Headhunter is a thought provoking and political exploration of the way in which iconic representations of Australia's history have typically masked indigenous realities and glorified injustice.' Source: Libraries Australia. (Sighted 05/02/2008).
2001 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Australian Short Film
2001 winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Scripts
2000 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Screenplay in Short Film
2000 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Short Fiction Film
form y separately published work icon Fly Peewee, Fly ( dir. Sally Riley ) 1996 Z1574060 1996 single work film/TV

Six-year-old Robbie takes up residence in his favourite tree, to be with his friend the PeeWee bird, forcing his family to see the world from his point of view.

1996 Nominated AWGIE Awards Short Film
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