Chris LilleyScreenwriter | Director | Producer | Composer

As a writer, performer, producer, director and composer, Chris Lilley is one of Australia’s most prolific artists and the creator of five critically-acclaimed television series.

In 2005, Chris received international acclaim for We Can Be Heroes. Chris won the international Rose d’Or Award for Best Male Comedy Performance, as well as Logies for Most Outstanding New Talent and Best Comedy Series, and the NSW Premiers Literary Award for Best Script. The series received four AFI nominations, including Best Comedy Series, Best Screenplay for Television and Best Lead Male Actor. His next series, Summer Heights High, became the highest-selling series of all time in Australia and earned Chris AFI Awards for Best Comedy Series, Best Performance in a Television Comedy and the Byron Kennedy Award.

Chris’ third series, Angry Boys, premiered in 2011 on the ABC, the BBC and HBO, and won an ADG Award for Best Direction in TV Comedy and an AACTA Award for Best Performance in TV Comedy. This was followed by Ja’mie: Private School Girl and Jonah from Tonga, with Ja’mie earning Chris Logie Award nominations for Most Popular Actor, Most Popular Light Entertainment Program and Outstanding Actor. For a full CV please contact

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