David Tranter is Australia’s leading Aboriginal sound recordist, with a career spanning more than 20 years. For his work on Warwick Thornton’s Samson and Delilah (2009), he won an AFI Award, an Australian Screen Sound Award and was nominated for an IF Award. Since 2004 David has directed a number of documentaries and in 2011 he was awarded the inaugural Bob Plasto Screen Award for his contribution to film and television in the Northern Territory of Australia. Sweet Country is inspired by a true story and loosely based on stories told to David Tranter by his Grandfather. This is Tranter’s feature screenwriting debut.
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