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Brendan Cowell

Director, Writer

Film and Television

RUBEN GUTHRIE (2015)
Feature Film; Writer/Director
Princess Pictures
Selected to open Sydney Film Festival 2015 and for BFI London Film Festival 2015

MISS JULIE (current)
Television drama co-written with Simon Stone
In development with SeeSaw for Sky Atlantic

RANDO (current)
Television drama; Creator/Writer
In development with Endor

SHARE (current)
Television drama; Creator/Writer
In development with Ecosse Films

CAMPERDOWN
Television series; Creator/Writer
In development with Jungleboys and Foxtel

HOW IT FEELS
Television mini-series; Creator/Writer
In development with Shine Australia

THE OUTLAW MICHAEL HOWE (2013)
Telemovie; Writer/Director
Producer: Nial Fulton; Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder

SAVE YOUR LEGS! (2012)
Feature Film; Writer
Robyn Kershaw Productions
UK premiere at London Film Festival 2012
Screened at Melbourne International Film Festival & Mumbai Film Festival

THE PRINCE (2012)
Short Film; Writer / Director
Alex Thompson, Australia St Films

THE SLAP (2011)
Television series; Writer, ‘Harry’ & ‘Ritchie’
Matchbox Pictures for ABC TV
Winner AACTA Award: Best Screenplay in a Television Series for Harry
Silver Logie for Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated for a BAFTA for Best International Television Series
Nominated for an International Emmy for Best Drama

MY PLACE (2009)
Television series; Writer, ‘Mohammad’
Penny Chapman, Chapman Pictures for ABC TV

BLACK LASSIE (2007)
Short film; Writer/Director
St Kilda Film Festival

TEN EMPTY (2007)
Feature film; Co-writer with Anthony Hayes

LOVE MY WAY (2004-2006)
Series 1-3; Writer/Actor
Southern Star for Foxtel

EUROPE (2005)
Short Film; Writer/Director

Theatre

THE SUBLIME (2012)
Commissioned by the Melbourne Theatre Company

RUBEN GUTHRIE (2009-2011)
Director/Writer; Red Stitch Theatre Company, Melbourne; La Boite Theatre, Brisbane; WAAPA, Perth (2011); Company B, Belvoir Street Theatre; Silo Theatre, New Zealand (2009)

RABBIT by Nina Raine (2008)
Director; Sydney Theatre Company

WHARF 2LOUD (2006 – 7)
Artistic Director; Sydney Theatre Company

SELF ESTEEM (2007)
Writer/Director; Wharf 2Loud, Sydney Theatre Company

REQUEST PROGRAMME by Franz Xaver Kroetz, translation by Katharina Hehn (2006)
Director; Wharf 2Loud, Sydney Theatre Company

BED (2005)
Writer/Director; Sydney Theatre Company

ALREADY ELSEWHERE (2005)
Commissioned for 2005 Sydney Festival, directed by Kate Champion

THYESTES (2004)
Writer (adaptation of Seneca); Commissioned by Sydney Theatre Company

MORPH (2003)
Writer; Sydney Theatre Company; Fresh Track Productions for Adelaide Fringe Festival
Published by Currency Press, Australia

RABBIT (2003)
Writer; Griffin Theatre, Sydney; UK tour following run at the Lyric Theatre, London; Edinburgh Fringe Festival presented by Katherine Walker at C-Cubed (2006)
Winner of the 2003 Griffin Award. Published by Oberon Books

HAPPY NEW (2002)
Writer; Roguestar Productions at the Old Fitzroy Hotel; In Storage at the Store Room, Melbourne (2004)
Trafalgar 2 Studios, London (June 2013)

ATM (2002)
Writer; Roguestar Productions for Sydney Festival

MEN (2001)
Writer; Roguestar Productions at the Old Fitzroy Hotel; Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Mind Rocket, 2004; The Storeroom, Melbourne, 2005

Novels

HOW IT FEELS (2010)
Picador / Pan Macmillan, Australia
Nominated for 2011 Book Industry Awards for Best Literary Novel

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