Trent O'Donnell

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Trent O'Donnell
Born (1976-02-12) 12 February 1976 (age 41)
Sydney, Australia

Trent O'Donnell (born 12 February 1976) is an Australian film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

O'Donnell is a television director and co-owner of the production company Jungle. He wrote and directed the award-winning comedy series Review with Myles Barlow [1] - an Australian television satirical comedy series broadcast on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) television station ABC1. It has won several AFI Awards for Best Comedy.

O'Donnell also directed the acclaimed The Chasers War on Everything and the TV series Laid which all aired on ABC1.[2]

In 2012 he wrote, produced and directed A Moody Christmas, a six-part drama series for the ABC TV.[3]

In 2013 he was a writer and director for The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting, a sketch comedy show for the ABC TV.

O'Donnell has also directed several short films, including Tiny Little Pieces, which was a finalist in the prestigious Tropfest Film Festival in 2002.[4]


His most notable credits as writer/director include;


  1. ^ "Jungleboys Trent O'Donnell Wins AFI Best Comedy 2009". Sydney: 13 December 2009. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  2. ^ imdb, Los Angeles:, 18 May 2011, retrieved 2011-05-18 
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  4. ^ Tropfest, Sydney:, 1 February 2002, retrieved 2011-05-18 

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