WRITER & DIRECTOR
A WANKY BIO WRITTEN IN THE THIRD PERSON
Michael Condon is a writer and director. He is a co-recipient of the 2012 Peabody Award for the On Location video series for Global Post; and the 2011 and 2012 Edward R Murrow awards, also for the On Location video series.
He has worked extensively in documentary film making, covering the 2011 Japanese tsunami for The Guardian Newspaper and Global Post and the Korean peninsula tensions for Global Post, PBS Newshour and other news outlets.
He studied directing at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), the top film school in Australia and consistently one of the Top 20, worldwide.
He has written and directed scripted digital content for brands in Australia and Asia and was a finalist in the Brisbane Advertising and Design Club’s 2015 directing category. Brands he has worked with include Tesco and Casio.
Most recently he wrote and directed TV pilot for Hot Valley Nights, a comedy TV series set in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley.
Prior to his work in TV and marketing, he worked as a newspaper reporter and editor working at the New York Times’ international newspaper – The International Herald Tribune in Tokyo. He also worked as a crime reporter at the Newcastle Herald in Australia.
He lived for almost a decade in Tokyo and currently divides his time between Brisbane and Sydney.