Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2007
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Nomination Detail

Michael James Rowland studied graphic design at the North Adelaide School of Arts, eventually working as Art Director for the Adelaide Festival of Arts. At the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) his award-winning student films Flying Over Mother (1996) and The Existentialist Cowboy’s Last Stand (1995) began his reputation as a passionate and original writer/director. Lucky Milesis Michael’s second screen collaboration with Helen Barnes, an award-winning novelist, the first being BloodSports, a DIY SBSTV initiative.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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