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Wayne Blair awarded Bob Maza Fellowship

Actor /director Wayne Blair was awarded the $10,000 Bob Maza Fellowship, last night at the opening of the Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival in Sydney.

Screen Australia pays tribute to Bob Maza’s passion and commitment to the film and entertainment industry. Wayne is an exceptional talent in the local industry and we wish him the best of luck in using the opportunity this fellowship offers to further his international career,” said the head of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, Erica Glynn.

The Bob Maza Fellowship was established to allow an Indigenous actor or filmmaker expand his/her career opportunities and professional development.

Blair, a Butjala man from Queensland, made his acting debut in 200′s Mullet. He’s starred in films such as Blessed, as well as plays with the major state theatre companies in the country. He’s also made the short films Jubulj and The Djarn Djarns (Crystal Bear

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