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2016 – Gillian Armstrong
Gillian Armstrong is one of Australia’s most successful and respected filmmakers. Her feature film Directorial debut, My Brilliant Career, adapted from the breakthrough Miles Franklin feminist novel, was a huge success both here and abroad, launching the careers of iconic Australian actors Judy Davis and Sam Neill. Armstrong is also a highly lauded Producer, nominated for a 2015 AACTA and winning the ATOM award for best Arts documentary for Women He’s Undressed, the true life story of Australian costume designer and three time Oscar winner Orry-Kelly.
Gillian Armstrong is one of Australia’s most successful and respected filmmakers. Her feature film Directorial …