Friday June 7: Peter Gawler – The Truth, True Crimes and Underbelly
Peter Gawler, has been pivotal to the phenomenal success of the Underbelly television franchise. He wrote six episodes of the defining first series and has been critically connected to the subsequent series and telemovies. He’s spent a decade of telling our nation’s most captivating true crime stories!
As one of Australia’s most successful and prolific television writers and with a career spanning 30 years, Peter has worked as a script editor, script producer, writer and most recently as a producer. His credits also include Water Rats, Halifax FP and the telemovies The Postcard Bandit and A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne.
On the cusp of the broadcast of the much anticipated Underbelly: Squizzy, Peter will discuss his approach to telling true crime stories; what he has come to understand about the nature of truth and his theory on the role of the imagination.
Guest: Peter Gawler, Writer and Producer Underbelly franchise
Friday on My Mind is a FREE weekly 1-hour interview series hosted by Sandra Sdraulig AM (former CEO of Film Victoria, Director of MIFF) held every Friday @ 5.00pm at ACMI with the best directors, writers, producers, actors and industry professionals.