Wednesday, 12 March 2008

Catherine Zimdahl

Clark in Sarajevo

Catherine Zimdahl is a playwright, screenwriter and visual artist. Her plays include Gifted, Step Up Stare Down, Deviant Art for the Degenerate (film adaptation nominated for IF Best Unproduced Screenplay), A Day Too Great, HereNowThenThere, Clark in Sarajevo, Family Running For Mr Whippy, Left Breathless A Question, The Fox, A World into A Child, A Child into the World and Moonfleet. Her film credits include Sparks and Life on Earth as I Know It. Catherine’s plays have been produced around Australia by the Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, the Griffin Theatre Company, Windmill National Children’s Theatre and ABC Radio, amongst others. Awards include Griffin Playwriting Award, Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, New Dramatists Exchange and AACTA Awards for Best Short Film and Best Screenplay. Catherine studied screenwriting at the Australian, Film, Television and Radio School where she was the recipient of the Qantas Travel Award graduate prize. Catherine is a member of 7-ON playwrights, in 2012 No Nudity, Weapons or Naked Flames a book of monologues was published by Federation Press, which includes three monos by Catherine. Her feature film script The Ego Trip is currently in development. Catherine’s visual art has featured in several recent solo and group exhibitions in Sydney in 2011 and 2012. In 2013 her painting A Tear Magnified to the Power was a finalist in the Cliftons International Art Prize. 

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