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Craig Behenna

Coming from a background in theatre, Craig is an Australian writer and filmmaker. His first feature as a writer, One Eyed Girl, written with director Nick Matthews, had its world premiere at the 2014 Austin Film Festival where it won the Dark Matters Jury Award. Craig's more recent writing includes the English-language adaptation of the Dutch film Plan C, and various projects in development with Nick Matthews. Craig has been writer/director, producer and coproducer on a number of shorts that have screened at festivals including Palm Springs, Clermont-Ferrand, Oberhsusen, flickerfest and St. Kilda Film Festival. 


Craig also writes for animation, including series two of the multi award winning series The New Adventures of Figaro Pho. In 2016 he has been senior writer for new series animation to be screened in 2017 and is working as a developer on new animation series. Craig originally trained as an actor and his credits include The Last Casualty, The Babadook and Danger 5 amongst others, as well as teaching for Flinders University Drama Centre and Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).

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