WA producer/writer Brad Major receives Bill Warnock Award
Perth born Brad Major has been involved in film and television since 2005. A graduate in Screen and Sound from Murdoch University, Brad was selected by academy nominated director/producer Dr Martin Mhando to travel to Tanzania, Africa to aid in the creation of a television series titled Stonetown in 2006. On returning to Perth, Brad partnered with director/producer AJ Carter and produced the short film, Ronan's Escape which is having great success on the festival circuit locally and internationally.
As recipient of the Bill Warnock Award, Brad will receive a support package of up to $6,000 which includes a minimal writer's fee and professional consultation with a script editor/mentor, to develop his prize winning script, Asanti.
On receiving the award, Brad says, “It’s an honour to be the recipient of the Bill Warnock Award and I look forward to working with Martin Mhando to continue to develop Asanti further.”
The Bill Warnock Award was created in 2001, to commemorate and continue Bill Warnock's legacy of powerful and imaginative storytelling which was instrumental to the WA screen industry.
The Award was presented by Bill's wife, Diana Warnock at ScreenWest on Monday, 2 April 2012.
The Bill Warnock Award for is proudly presented by ScreenWest and Lotterywest.