Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Screenplay

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Michael James Rowland and Helen Barnes

Michael James Rowland studied graphic design at the North Adelaide School of Arts, eventually working as Art Director for the Adelaide Festival of Arts.

At the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) his award-winning student films Flying Over Mother (1996) and The Existentialist Cowboy’s Last Stand (1995) began his reputation as a passionate and original writer/director. Lucky Miles is Michael’s second screen collaboration with Helen Barnes, an award-winning novelist, the first being BloodSports, a DIY SBSTV initiative.