Craig Behenna

Craig Behenna

actor, writer, producer

Craig Behenna was born on Sep 23, 1973 in Australia. Craig Behenna's big-screen debut came with Scooby-Doo directed by Raja Gosnell in 2002, strarring Henchman #1. Craig Behenna is known for Pine Gap directed by Mat King, Parker Sawyers stars as Gus Thompson and Jacqueline McKenzie as Kath Sinclair. The most recent award Craig Behenna achieved is Austin Film Festival. The upcoming new tvshow Craig Behenna plays is Pine Gap - Season 1 which will be released on Oct 14, 2018.

Craig Behenna is an award-winning writer, producer and director.Craig won the Dark Matters Jury Prize at the Austin Film Festival for One Eyed Girl, which he coproduced and wrote with director Nick Matthews. As a writer, director and producer/coproducer, his work has opened St. Kilda Film Festival, and appeared at festivals including Palm Springs International Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, Flickerfest, Tropfest Tokyo, Oberhausen, Adelaide Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival and others.He has also written for and developed animation projects for companies including OH YUCK! for Sydney's Flying Bark (Oh Yuck!), and The New Adventures of Figaro Pho series Chocolate Liberation Front, which was nominated for Best Children's Entertainment at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television (AACTA) Awards, Kidscreen New York, and the Asian Television Awards.He also works in script development with creatives and producers with Oscar-Nominated project lists, as well as animation companies developing feature and TV projects in the USA, Australia and Europe.Craig has worked as a teacher and facilitator of education programs in filmmaking, screenwriting and acting including courses for Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art NIDA), Flinders University Drama Centre and many others.His screen acting includes Pine Gap (Netflix), The Babadook (Causeway Films) , Deadline: Gallipoli (Matchbox/NBC) Danger 5 (Dinosaur/SBS) and many others.Craig trained at Flinders Drama Centre as an actor and director. He also trained at Guildford School of Acting (UK) and privately with Stephen Buckwald, former head of acting at Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. He has also trained at Improv Olympic in Chicago, amongst others.

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    Sep 23, 1973
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1 wins & 0 nominations

Austin Film Festival
Dark Matters
Winner - Feature Film Award
One Eyed Girl (2013)

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