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.

Accolades

David Jowsey and Greer Simpkin and David Tranter and Warwick Thornton
Best Feature Film, 2017

Sweet Country

Best Feature Film, 2017

Sweet Country

Winner, Best Feature Film, 2017 Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is a period western set in the uncompromising outback of the Northern Territory, Australia…

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David Tranter and Steven McGregor
Best Screenplay, 2017

David Tranter and Steven McGregor

Sweet Country
Best Screenplay, 2017

David Tranter and Steven McGregor

Sweet Country

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…

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Films

Sweet Country
2017

Sweet Country

Australia
2017

Sweet Country

Winner, Best Feature Film, 2017 Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is a period western set in the uncompromising outback of the Northern Territory, Australia…

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