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Andrew Anastasios

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Writer/Script Editor/Producer

 Andrew is a screenwriter, script editor and producer with a strong interest in historical narratives. He is currently writing, script editing and co-producing the series Jack Irish for Essential Media. He also has a number of projects in development including The Cartographer, a feature for South Pacific Pictures; feature film Fearless Nadia with producer John Molloy; and a television series, Fallout, with Porchlight Films.

Andrew co-wrote (with Andrew Knight) The Water Diviner, for which he was nominated for an AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay and an AWGIE Award for Best Writing in an Original Feature Film. It was directed by and starred Russell Crowe.

His other recent credits include the series Australia: The Story of Us (Essential Media/Network Seven), The Broken Shore for the ABC, and Bad Debts, Bad Tide and Dead Point in the Jack Irish series.

Andrew holds a Masters of Arts in History and Archaeology from the University of Melbourne. His academic background has equipped him with exceptional research skills which he utilises to create assured cinematic narratives from a wide range of source material.