Roger Monk

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Roger Monk is an award winning film & TV screenwriter, showrunner and producer.

About

Roger Monk is a multi award winning film & TV screenwriter, showrunner and development producer. Roger won the AFI, IF and Australian Critics Circle Best Script awards in 2002 for Walking On Water and the Teddy at Berlin Film Festival. Roger has been nominated for numerous AWGIE awards and writes regularly for TV most recently for Beach House Pictures, Singapore and Komixx. Perth & London. Roger is also in collaborative development with a number of film and TV projects. Roger lives and works between Northern Rivers and Melbourne. He was a Board Member of Screenworks in 2003-2006 and rejoined the Board in 2016.

Career Highlights

Nowhere Boys: Nominated - Best script Children’s Drama for Roger Monk (S1 E1) - 2014 AWGIE Award.
Winner multiple awards including - Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award (AACTA) 2014.
Best Children’s Television Series, TV Week Logie Awards 2014 Most Outstanding Children’s Program.
Finalist 2014 International Emmy Kids Awards Kids: Series, Kidscreen Awards 2015 Best New Series Tween
Teens 19th Asian Televsion Awards 2014 Best Children’s Show.

Dance Academy: Nominated – Best script Children’s Drama for Roger Monk (S2 E10) 2012 AWGIE
Awards.

Love Bytes: Nominated - Best script TV Drama for Roger Monk (S1 E1) 2004 Queensland Premiers

Literary Awards.Walking On Water: Winner Best Original Screenplay for Roger Monk 2012 Australian Film Institute
Awards, Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards & IF Award. Winner Teddy Award for Best Film
Siegessaule, Readers Prize 2002, Berlin Film Festival, Special Mention FIBRESCI Brisbane International
Film Festival 2002.

Consequence (A Telemovie): Short-listed for the Becker Entertainment film treatment competition.

Howard, Short film: Winner Best Film, 1987 Festival of Flowers QLD.

Production Credits

Currently
• Mr Midnight – Kids TV drama series. Head Writer – 13 x 30 mins
Beach House Picture, Singapore for Netflix Asia
• Itch – Kids TV drama series. Episode Writer - 10 x 30 mins
KOMIXX Entertainment Western Australia for BBC /ABC Me
Recently
• Tunnel – Feature Film. Script Editor
Writer Bai Thac Chuyen - Producer Khoa Do.
• Goddess – Short film. Mentor/ Co-writer with Jessica Sekar.
Produced by Jiva Parthipan, Jasmin Tarasin, Zanny Begg for STARTTS & Australia Council.
• The Strange Chores – Kids TV Animation Series. Script Editor. 26 x 13 mins
Created by Daley Pearson & Charlie Aspinwall for Ludo Studios/ABC ME.
• The Coming Back Out Ball – The Movie - Feature Documentary. Co-producer/Writer.
CBOB Films with Sue Thomson, Adam Farrington-Williams, Tristan Meecham - MIFF Premieres Fund.
Feature Film Credits
• Walking on Water - Writer / Co-producer
Directed by Tony Ayres, Porchlight Films.
2002
Television Credits
• The Doctor Blake Mysteries - Episode Writer
Drama Adult TV, Series 3, December Media for ABC 1.
2014
• Nowhere Boys - Episode Writer
Kids live action TV, Series 2. Matchbox Pictures/ NBCU for ABC 3.
2014
• Nowhere Boys - Head Writer
Kids live action TV, Series 1. Matchbox Pictures/ NBCU for ABC 3.
2013
• Dance Academy - Episode Writer
Kids live action TV, Series 2. Werner Film Productions for ABC 1.
2011
• East of Everything – Co-creator/ Writer / Associate Producer
Drama Adult TV, Series 2. Every Cloud Productions for ABC 1.
2009
• East of Everything – Co-creator/ Writer / Associate Producer
Drama Adult TV, Series 1. Every Cloud Productions for ABC 1.
2008
• Love Bytes – Episode Writer
Drama Adult TV, Series 1. Shine UK for Fox Australia.
2003
• The Secret Life of Us – Episode Writer
Drama Adult TV, Series 1&2. Southern Star, Channel 10 and UK 4.
2001
• Pig’s Breakfast – Episode Writer
Kids live action TV, Series 1. Southern Star for Channel 9.
1999

Statistics

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Membership Type Professional

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