ABC Classics wins at the 2017 ARIA Awards
At a ceremony on Tuesday 10 October at the Art Gallery of NSW, ABC Classics & Jazz were announced winners of the 2017 ARIA Awards for Best Classical, Best Jazz, Best Original Soundtrack and Bes
Fans of Chris Lilley are encouraged to create content for an upcoming CD/DVD release titled ‘Summer Heights High Official Soundtrack – Collectors Edition’
Summer Heights High is an internationally acclaimed TV series written by and starring Chris Lilley.
The Summer Heights High Project is a place where fans of the series can come and relive their favourite moments from the show. Fans can contribute their own thoughts and creations which could ultimately end up on the upcoming CD/DVD which will be released through ABC Music titled ‘Summer Heights High Official Soundtrack: The Collectors Edition’
The Summer Heights High Project is asking fans to create content of any form whether it be a remix song, a mash-up video or even a collage artwork or photo and then submit these works to this page.
Each work will then be voted and commented on by the fans, and some lucky fans could get their work placed in the Summer Heights High Official Soundtrack – Collectors Edition CD/DVD which will include an album booklet of fan creations.
The project website is now live at www.thesummerheightshighproject.com with all details on how to submit your creations.
The Summer Heights High Project will be accepting submissions up until mid-June. The album will be released on Friday 3rd August.
For more information head to: www.thesummerheightshighproject.com
About Chris Lilley:
Chris Lilley received international acclaim for his portrayal of five nominees in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's 'We Can Be Heroes: Finding the Australian of the Year.' Creating and writing the series, Chris won the international Rose d'Or Award for Best Male Comedy Performance as well as Logie Awards for Most Outstanding New Talent and Best Comedy Series and the NSW Premiers Literary Award for Best Script Writing. The series also received nominations for four AFI awards, including Best Comedy Series, Best Screenplay for Television and Best Lead Male Actor.
Chris' series 'Summer Heights Hig'h was one of the highest-rated series of 2007 and became the biggest-selling TV series of all time in Australia. Chris was awarded AFI Awards for Best Comedy Series, Best Performance in a Television Comedy and the Byron Kennedy Award for 'Summer Heights High.'
Chris began his career as a stand-up comedian and voiceover artist, graduated to television and gained a cult following for his characters Extreme Darren and Mr. G in the sketch comedy series 'Big Bite' and 'Hamish and Andy' on the Seven Network. Chris is also a musician and wrote much of the music for all three series. He released the single 'Naughty Girl,' which became one of the highest-selling Top Ten singles of 2008. Chris set about writing Angry Boys in 2009 and in 2010, Chris filmed and edited his 12-part mockumentary series 'Angry Boys.'