John Misto

John Misto is an award-winning writer for television and stage. His plays have been produced throughout Australia and internationally, and include HARP ON THE WILLOW, THE SHOE-HORN SONATA (published by Currency Press), GOSSAMER and SKY. His many television credits include HEROES’ MOUNTAIN – THE RESCUE OF STUART DIVER, which won the Gold Plaque Award for Best Feature Length Telefilm Drama at the 2002 Chicago International Film Festival, was the first Australian telemovie ever to be purchased by the US Cable Network, Showtime, and was the most critically acclaimed and award-winning Movie for Television produced by Sony Television International.

John’s awards include the 2002 Rodney Seaborn Playwrights' Award for HARP ON THE WILLOW and the 1996 NSW Premier’s Literary Award, Best Play, for THE SHOE-HORN SONATA, which also won the 1995 ‘Australia Remembers’ National Play Competition. John’s television scripts have won a number of AFI and AWGIE awards.

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