Ian Simmons has been writing comedy for over 30 years. He has worked for all five free-to-air TV networks, as well as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has written for Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Deborah Mailman and Geoffrey Rush at the AACTA Awards, and been a head writer and script producer for Andrew Denton—Good News Week, The Glass House, The Sideshow and Wednesday Night Fever.
Ian has won 11 AWGIE Awards from the Australian Writers’ Guild, one ARIA and one AFI. In 2012 he received the Fred Parsons Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Comedy.
Ian recently finished co-writing his first feature film.
Don’t miss Ian’s talk at the next Choc Tops meeting.
When: Monday 17 August 2015, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: The Dolphin Hotel, 412 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Admission: $10 (NAFA members free)
For more information visit: http://www.nafa.net.au/news/2015