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 Donna Malane - Credits 

Selected Screen credits

The Gulf                                            2019              Writer/Producer(with Paula Boock)

Jean (feature length drama)                         2017              Writer/Producer(with Paula Boock)

Field Punishment No 1 (feature length drama)        2013              Writer/Producer(with Paula Boock)

Pirates of the Airwaves (feature doco-drama)        2013              Writer/Producer(with Paula Boock)

Tangiwai - A Love Story (feature length drama)      2010              Writer/Producer(with Paula Boock)

Bloodlines (feature length drama)                   2009              Writer(with Paula Boock)

Until Proven Innocent (feature length drama)        2008              Writer/Producer(with Paula Boock)

The Investigator (doco-drama series)                2007              Writer/Assoc Producer episodes)

Time Trackers (children’s13 part drama series)      2007              Writer/Producer(with Paula Boock)

Insiders Guide to Love (drama series)               2006              Producer/storyliner   

Holly’s Heroes (young adult series) NZ/Aus          2005              Development (NZ)

Insiders Guide to Happiness (drama series)          2004              Producer/storyliner

Dark Knight (fantasy series)                        2003              Script doctor/writer

In Search of the Moa (international documentary)    2002              Producer/Writer

The Strip (drama series)                            2002              Writer - episode

A Tale of Three Chimps (international documentary)  2001              Producer/Writer         

Duggan  - Death at TePapa (one-hour crime series)   2000              Writer

Duggan - A Shadow of Doubt (Telefeature - crime)    2000              Writer

( TV Awards: Best Script – Drama))

Duggan - (one hour crime series)                    1999              Story editor

Duggan - Sins of the Father (Telefeature)           1998-1999         Writer(with Ken Duncum)

Duggan  - Death in Paradise (Telefeature)           1998              Writer(with Ken Duncum)

Mirror Mirror  (Aus/NZ children’s drama series)     1996-1997         Series storyliner                               Skitz(sketch comedy series 1-3)                     1993-1997         Writer

Away Laughing (sketch comedy series)                1991-1992         Writer              

Shark in the Park (crime drama series)              1990-1992         Writer - episodes

Indelible Evidence (int. crime doco/drama series)   1990              Writer (2 x NZ eps)

Christmas for Lou (one-off drama)                   1989              Writer

Crimewatch - factual crime series                   1990 - 1998       Reconstruction writer/researcher    

 

Published Books 

My Brothers Keeper: 2013 HarperCollins (NZ), Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag (Germany)

Surrender: 2010 NZSA  (NZ) Une Danse de Trop (Editions Prisma, France) Surrender HarperCollins (Aus) 2012

Alien Time: 2001 Reed Pub (NZ) - Young Adult novel

The Girls Guide to Rugby: 2000 Hodder Moa (NZ) – Humour/sports

 

Broadcast Radio plays

Burnt Toast

Burning Bright

Dark Horse

 

Broadcast Short story

The Cardboard Box

 

Prizes

2017: NZTV Awards – Best Feature Drama - Jean (written and produced with Paula Boock)

2017: NZTV Awards – Best Screenplay - Drama - Jean (written and produced with Paula Boock)

2017: NY International Television & Film Awards : Gold Medal, Drama Special – Jean

2017: NY International Television & Film Awards : Gold Medal, TV Special – Jean

2017: NY International Television & Film Awards : Silver Medal, Screenplay – Jean

2015: NY International Television & Film Awards : Gold Medal – Field Punishment No 1 (written and produced with Paula Boock)

2014: Ngaio Marsh for best crime writing award. Finalist

2012: Monte Carlo Television Festival - nominated for four Awards including Best Film for Television - Tangiwai A Love Story, a feature length film for television. (written and produced with Paula Boock)

2012: TV Guide’s Best on the Box Award - Best One off Drama - Tangiwai - A Love Story, a feature length film for television

2010: NZSA/Pindar Publishing Prize for Surrender, a novel.

2010: NZ Screenwriters Award - Best Drama Script for Bloodlines, a feature length film for television.

(written with Paula Boock)

2009. Qantas Film and Television Awards - Best Drama for Until Proven Innocent, a feature length film for television (written and produced with Paula Boock).

2009 (Finalist) Australian ATOM and AFI Awards for Time Trackers  a thirteen-episode,  children’s drama series.

(produced with Paula Boock, Sue Taylor and Dave Gibson)

2006 Qantas Television Awards - Best Drama Series for The Insiders Guide to Love, a seven part, one hour drama series. (produced with Dave Gibson, Chris Tyson)

2005  New Zealand Screen Awards - Best Drama Series for The Insiders Guide to Happiness  a thirteen part, one hour drama series. (produced with Dave Gibson, Jan Haynes)

2001 United States International Film and Video Festival - Third placing in the Certificate of Creative Excellence category for A Tale of Three Chimps, a feature length documentary.

2000 NZTV Award - Best Drama Script for Duggan: Death in Paradise, a feature length film for television.

 

 

Donna Malane’s contact details are:

PO Box 47026 Ponsonby

Auckland 1144

Mobile: +64 21 447434

donna@lippypictures.com