Brilliant Creatures wins Premier’s Award

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Brilliant Creatures, the two-part series about Australia’s four greatest cultural exports, won the NSW Premier’s Award for History.

Hosted by Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson, the series for ABC Arts, focusing on Clive James, Germaine Greer, Barry Humphries and Robert Hughes, was described by the judges as a “documentary masterpiece”.

At the State Library of NSW on September 4, Brilliant Creatures – co-produced with Serendipity Productions – won the $15,000 cash prize.

It has also been shortlisted for the prestigious Grierson Award in the UK; the final four will be announced on September 15. And it was nominated as a finalist at the 2014 AACTA awards and the 2015 Logie Awards.

To see the judges’ comments, click here.

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