Christian White is a Melbourne-based screenwriter. His debut novel, The Nowhere Child, won the 2017 Wheeler Centre Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Best Unpublished Manuscript, and was published in 2018 through Affirm Press, with rights sold into 17 countries. The Nowhere Child was shortlisted for the 2019 Indie Book Awards in the Debut Fiction category.
His second and most recent novel, The Wife and the Widow, was released in September 2019 in Australia.
Christian co-created the television series Carnivores with Tony Ayres, currently in development with Matchbox Pictures and Heyday TV. Carnivores is inspired by his pilot script One Year Later, winner of the 2014 AWG Think Inside The Box competition.
Christian co-wrote the feature film, Relic, a psychological horror film which follows a mother and daughter who search an isolated town for their missing grandmother. The film has received funding support through Screen Australia, and was directed by Natalie Erika James. It was picked as the 2020 Midnight Screening at Sundance, as well as being shown in Midnighters at this year’s SXSW.
His short film Creswick, co-written with Natalie, recently won the 2017 AWGIE Award for Best Short Form screenplay. He has also written short films Coma – which screened at Tropfest – and Small, supported through Open Channel’s Raw Nerve initiative, which screened at the opening night of Palm Springs International ShortFest. For a full CV please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.