CATH MOORE WRITES...

across print, prose and film & TV.

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CATH MOORE...

is an award winning screenwriter whose work has been screened on ABC, SBS and Channel 7. She has written for sketch comedy, children’s television, documentary and drama. She also writes for The Sunday Age and  is a published author both academic and literary. She is also a singer/songwriter and screen story developer.


 

PROSE...

Books

Books

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Man with Book

Piles of Books

Piles of Books

Woman Typing

Woman Typing

Woman Writing

Woman Writing

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Notebook

 

METAL FISH, FALLING SNOW

Metal Fish, Falling Snow is a warm, funny and highly original portrait of a young girl’s search for identity and her struggle to deal with grief. Through families lost and found, this own-voices story celebrates the resilience of the human heart and our need to know who we truly are.

 

MORE PRESS

GOOD READS

Jul 2, Oct 2020

A letter written to potential readers about belonging.

MELBOURNE WRITERS FESTIVAL

Aug 12, 2020

 As part of the MWF blog, in conversation with the amazing Wai Chim.

NIGHTLIFE- ABC RADIO

July 7, 2020

In conversation with Indira Naidoo.

THE DRAWING ROOM- ABC RADIO

July 9, 2020

Interview with Zoe Daniel.

 

GROWING UP AFRICAN IN AUSTRALIA

Cath recounts her experiences growing up with a white single mother in the Anglo middle class suburbs of Canberra and how she found a way into her skin.

 
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PRINT MEDIA...

BELOW YOU CAN FIND LINKS TO  NEWSPAPER COLUMNS AND ONLINE ARTICLES WRITTEN FOR A VARIETY OF PUBLICATIONS.

 

SUMMER DAZE

Feb 1, 2020

Summer Daze: remember when life was one lazy holiday?

IS THIS OUR WATERSHED MOMENT?

June 27, 2020

A reflection on Australia's own battle with racial inequity and violence.

THE SKINS I AM IN

March,  2018

An interview with The Pin on the blessings and burdens of having mixed heritage.

THE OTHER ME

March, 2020

In a parallel universe, my better self is making up for my real life neuroses.

MORE PRINT MEDIA

MULTI-COLOURED FAMILY

Oct 28, 2016

What do kids pick up about difference in a family with diverse shades of skin colour?

WHEN I DECIDED TO GO STRAIGHT

May 12, 2019

Does straight hair maketh the woman?

THE SKINS I AM IN

March,  2018

How do people lean in and out of their biracial status?

RESOLVE IN A TIME OF COVID

April, 2020

What new skills and aspirations can be found during lockdown?

 

MORE PRINT MEDIA

MULTI-COLOURED FAMILY

Oct 28, 2016

What do kids pick up about difference in a family with diverse shades of skin colour?

WHEN I DECIDED TO GO STRAIGHT

May 12, 2019

Does straight hair maketh the woman?

THE SKINS I AM IN

March,  2018

How do people lean in and out of their biracial status?

RESOLVE IN A TIME OF COVID

April, 2020

What new skills and aspirations can be found during lockdown?

 

FILM AND TV

Below you can find information on current projects and links to previous work.

 

THE PEN LICENCE

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NINE-YEAR-OLD TIANA KNOWS IT WILL TAKE A MIRACLE TO GET HER PEN LICENCE. SHE'S FALLEN BEHIND IN CLASS, HER WRITING LOOPS ARE A MESS, AND THE PRESSURE'S REALLY ON.


BETWEEN UPSTROKES AND CROSSBARS TIANA SOON REALISES IT'S NOT ABOUT BEING PERFECT, BUT IS PERSISTENCE REALLY ENOUGH?


SHARE IN THIS HEART-WARMING JOURNEY AS TIANA AND HER CLASSMATES STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE A COMING OF AGE RITUAL EXPERIENCED BY EVERY AUSTRALIAN CHILD.

  • As seen on ABC ME.

  • Special Mention at the San Francisco Film Festival (2019). 

  • New York Children's Film Festival (2019)

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SWING (SHORT FILM)

SWING tells the story of an unlikely friendship borne of mutual isolation.  Sarah rallies against her family and seeks  independence through a part-time job helping a blind war veteran. Initially cagey and defensive, the pair find they have more in common than they expect.  


  • AWARDS  Best Short Film, Adelaide Film Festival (Audience Vote) 2007  /  Best Short Film, St Kilda Film Festival 2007  /  Best Short Film (Nominee) AFI Awards 2007.

 

MUSIC

HERE YOU CAN FIND MY LATEST COLLABORATIONS AND BACK CATALOGUE.

 
 

CONTACT

 

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