Andrew Knight is a multi-award-winning Australian TV writer and producer of film and television.
Andrew has written for all series of ABC’s award-winning Rake, including the recently released fifth series, which he co-wrote with Peter Duncan. Andrew also writes and has co-produced for Essential Media’s Jack Irish series, having written the first Jack Irish telemovie and serving as Executive Producer for following telemovies Jack Irish: Black Tide and Jack Irish: Dead Point. Andrew was recently co-nominated for a 2018 AACTA Award as an executive producer on the second season of the show.
Andrew co-wrote the multi-AACTA-award-winner Hacksaw Ridge, and worked with Osamah Sami on Ali’s Wedding (dir. Jeffrey Walker).
In 2015, Andrew was the recipient of the AACTA Longford Lyell Award which recognises those who have made a truly “outstanding contribution to the enrichment of Australia’s screen environment and culture”.
The Water Diviner (starring and directed by Russell Crowe) was co-written with Andrew Anastasios in 2014.
Andrew co-produced and wrote The Broken Shore, produced and wrote Siam Sunset for Artist Services, and wrote telemovie Mumbo Jumbo. He has also been involved in some of Australia’s most iconic comedy, co-producing and writing for Fast Forward, The D-Generation and writing for Full Frontal. He was co-creator, principal writer and executive producer of the ABC’s immensely popular drama Seachange.
In 2000 Andrew formed Cornerstore Films, which has produced three major television series including the award-winning After the Deluge, which Andrew wrote and produced. He won both an AFI and AWGIE Award for his work on the show.
Andrew Knight is represented by Jane Cameron.
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