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Danielle Maclean Danielle Maclean i(A86622 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Warumungu
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BiographyHistory

Danielle MacLean is a Luritja/Warumumgu woman. Maclean's interest in film began in the mid-1990s at Central Australia Aboriginal Media Association Productions, where she spent six years in a directing traineeship under the guidance of indigenous director Erica Glynn. Maclean was also involved with the Nganampa Anwernekenhe documentary series where television programmes were presented in Aboriginal languages.

Maclean was also screenwriter and director for My Colour Your Kind (1998) and worked on the Bonita Mabo documentary, For Who I Am (2002). She has also worked as a researcher for television.

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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Looky Looky Here Comes Cooky ( dir. Steven McGregor ) Australia : Tamarind Tree Pictures Roar Film , 2020 20716369 2020 single work film/TV

'A songline for 21st century Australia – a fresh look at the Cook legend from a First Nations’ perspective – the songline tells of connection to country, resistance and survival and features the cheeky, acerbic and heartfelt showman – Steven Oliver and a host of outstanding Indigenous singer/songwriters.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2021 winner AIDC Awards Best Documentary / Factual Single
2020 nominated Capricornia Film Awards Best Broadcast Documentary
2020 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Documentary
form y separately published work icon Mystery Road ( dir. Rachel Perkins et. al. )agent Australia : Bunya Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018-2020 11467193 2018 series - publisher film/TV detective

Series one:

'Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two young farm hands on an outback cattle station. One is a local Indigenous footy hero, and the other a backpacker. Working with local cop Emma James (Judy Davis), Jay’s investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.'

Source: Screen Australia (https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2017/07-12-mystery-road-series). (Sighted: 13/07/2017)


Series two:

'A headless corpse is found floating by the shore in a remote outback town. As if this weren’t mysterious enough, Detective Swan and his colleague Fran have to contend with protests against the excavation of an Indigenous site. And then another body turns up.'

Source: Berlinale program (Sighted: 13/02/2020)

2020 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
2019 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2019 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2018 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series
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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