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Sonia Borg
Australian screenwriter

Sonia Borg

Sonia Borg
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Quick Facts

Intro Australian screenwriter
A.K.A. Sonia Fankhanel
Is Screenwriter
From Austria Australia
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth Vienna
Death 4 February 2016, Apollo Bay
The details (from wikipedia)


Sonia Ingeborg Borg AM (20 February 1931 – 4 February 2016) was an Australian writer and producer, who was one of the leading screenwriters of films and TV in the 1970s. She moved to Australia from Germany (Vienna, Austria) in 1961 and worked as a television actress before becoming an actors' tutor at Crawford Productions in Melbourne. She then became a writer, and worked on most of Crawfords dramas at the time. In the late 1970s she also became known for writing films about animals.

Select Writings

  • Homicide (1964–73; TV series)
  • Division 4 (1970–75; TV series)
  • Matlock Police (1971–75; TV series)
  • Rush (1974; TV series)
  • Power Without Glory (1976; mini series)
  • Solo One (1976; TV series)
  • Lasseter (1976; unmade film about Lasseters search
  • Storm Boy (1976)
  • Blue Fin (1978)
  • The Min Min (1978; unmade feature)
  • Women of the Sun (1981; TV series)
  • I Can Jump Puddles (1981; TV movies)
  • Dusty (1983)
  • Colour in the Creek (1985; TV series)
  • Dark Age (1987)
  • Ratbag Hero (1991; TV miniseries)
  • "Production Survey", Cinema Papers, June–July 1976 p. 61

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