Adam’s been engaged as a screenwriter for nearly 20 years, developing projects with such established filmmakers as Andrew Mason (The Matrix trilogy), Jim McElroy (The Year of Living Dangerously), Bryan Brown (Dead Heart), Sue Taylor (The Tree), and John Clarke (Clarke and Dawe), to name but a few.
He was a recipient of the Bill Warnock Award for SCOTT FREE, and was a winner of the inaugural National Sitcom Festival for his sitcom pilot THE WILD BROTHERS. His screenplay THE QUIET WAR was a Screen Australia SP*RK participant at Byron Bay, where he was mentored by Robin Swicord.
As well as writing his own material, he’s been engaged to adapt other works for the screen, including the historical drama THE WHITE DIVERS OF BROOME by John Bailey, the youth adventure novel THE CURSED by Michael Panckridge, and the thriller SHEAR by Booker prize nominee Tim Parkes. Most recently, he’s completed an adaptation of the best-selling novel THE BEAR by Claire Cameron.
A regular participant in industry workshops, Adam’s been invited to such renowned script development programs as Stephen Cleary’s Arista Development Training, Paul Chitlik’s Treatment Program and Screen Australia’s Genre Workshop. He has been a regular contributor to various film agency development panels and frequently works as a script editor and consultant for writers and producers.