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Shaun Grant Books & Biography


A graduate from RMIT in Creative Screenwriting, Shaun Grant has found much success in his work. Snowtown saw him win the AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts) Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, along with the AWGIE (Australian Writers Guild) Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He received two further AWGIE nominations for his adaptations of the bestselling novels Jasper Jones and Berlin Syndrome, winning the Best Adapted Screenplay Award for Jasper Jones. He also secured AACTA nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for both Jasper Jones and Berlin Syndrome. In 2019 he won the AWGIE Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for True History of the Kelly Gang and this year went on to win his 5th AWGIE for Penguin Bloom (co-written with Harry Cripps) for Feature Film - Adaptation. He currently splits his time between Australia and the USA.

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