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Vanessa Alexander

Writer, Director

2021 Golden Globe Awards (United States)
Nominated for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy: The Great

2021 Writers Guild of America Awards
Nominated for Best Comedy Series: The Great
Nominated for Best New Series: The Great

2018 Australian Writers' Guild Awards
Nominated for Best Television Series - over four hours duration: The Wrong Girl

2013 SWANZ (NZ Writers Guild Scriptwriters Awards)
Best TV Comedy Episode (shared with Maxine Fleming): Agent Anna, series one, episode two

2008 Qantas Film and Television Awards (New Zealand)
Nominated for Best Short Film: Cargo

2005 New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Children's Programme (shared with Anne Williams): Being Eve

2005 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Drama: for Outrageous Fortune, 'Slings and Arrows' (episode one)

2004 Telly Awards (United States)
Nominated for Best Children's Television Programme: Being Eve

2003 International Television Festival of Programmes for Children and Youth (Slovakia)
Prix Danube: Being Eve

2003 New York Festivals Television Programming and Promotion Awards
Silver Medal - Teen Programme Age 13 to 17: Being Eve 

2002 International Emmy Awards (United States)
Nominated for Children and Young People's Programming - English Language: Being Eve, 'Being a Couple' episode

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Best Drama Series or Serial: Being Eve

2002 New York Festivals Television Programming and Promotion Awards
Gold Medal - Teen Programme Age 13 to 17: Being Eve

2001 Fantasporto Festival (Fantasy and Sci-Fi Festival, Portugal)
Directors' Week Awards - Special Mention: Magik and Rose

2000 New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Feature Film: Magik and Rose
Nominated for Best Screenplay - Feature Film: Magik and Rose

2000 SPADA Screen Industry Awards (NZ Screen Production and Development Association) 
New Filmmaker of the Year

1996 Cinevex Script Award (Australia)
For My Mother Practices Drowning