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Poppy van Oorde-Grainger – Two Sands
Poppy van Oorde-Grainger
Writer | Co-Producer | Director | Two Sands
Poppy van Oorde-Grainger is a director, writer, producer, visual artist and cinematographer. She is also the founding director of Same Drum production company. Poppy first gained national recognition in 2002 as winner of the Fremantle Print Award and later the Australia Council Kirk Robson Award for leadership in community arts and cultural development.Poppy’s work has been broadcast on Nickelodeon, SBS and ABC and presented at international festivals and galleries including London International Festival of Theatre, Japan Media Arts Festival and Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. Most recently Poppy directed, co-produced and co-wrote Galup for Perth Festival 2021 and Ngaluk Waangkiny for Community Arts Network, in partnership with ABC.