FILM and TELEVISION:
LAST TRAIN TO FREO (Film adaptation of THE RETURN): Directed by Jeremy Sims, was shown at the New Zealand International Film Festival and the Melbourne Int. Film Festival where it was voted most popular Australian film. A film adaptation of BRAN NUE DAE by Jimmy Chi directed by Rachel Perkins and starring Geoffrey Rush was released in commercial cinemas nationwide – it currently sits in the top 20 all time Australian box office hits and is the most popular Indigenous film ever. It recently won the Audience Award at Melbourne Internat. Film Festival as well as being accepted into the Toronto Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival and Sundance. LAST CAB TO DARWIN was adapted by him from his play into a feature film Starring dual Oscar Nominee - Jackie Weaver and Michael Caton. It premiered in August – 2015 and featured at the 2015 Sydney International Film Festival where it was voted most popular Australian Film, opened The 2015 Revelation Film Festival and was part of the Contemporary World Cinema programme at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Palm Springs International Film Festival – It was nominated for 8 AACTA Awards – 2015 where it won for Best Adapted Screenplay – Reg Cribb & Jeremy Sims and Best Actor _Michael Caton. THE GREAT MINT SWINDLE - A Channel 9 Tele Movie about The Mickelberg Bros (Screenplay by Reg Cribb), was shown at primetime, March – 2012. It rated over 1.2 million.
THE RETURN: (Seasons in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney, U.S.A, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, Scotland and London) LAST CAB TO DARWIN: - Starring Barry Otto and Jacqui Weaver. ( Seasons at the Sydney Opera House, Octagon Theatre, and national tour. ) GULPILIL: (Seasons at the Adelaide International Arts Festival 2004, Brisbane International Arts Festival 2004 and Belvoir St. Theatre - Sydney). CHATROOM: (Season at Rechabites Hall for Perth Theatre Co. and national tour in 2006). RUBY’S LAST DOLLAR: starring Jacqui Weaver: ( Seasons at the Sydney Opera House and Octagon Theatre). UNCLE VANYA - Adaptation for Black Swan Theatre. UNAUSTRALIA – WAAPA graduation play – 2007 – Subiaco Theatre Centre and La Mama – Melbourne - 2010 & 2012 . THE HAUNTING OF DANIEL GARTRELL - 2008 – Perth Theatre Company season and Straightjacket Prod. – Melbourne season starring John Wood and National tour starring Max Gillies - 2013 . KRAKOUER – 2009 – Deckchair Theatre season. Touring nationally – 2011. BOUNDARY ST – Brisbane & Perth Festival – 2011. THE DAMNED – Black Swan Theatre season – 2011. COUNTRY SONG – QTC – 2015 QTC Season. THOMAS MURRAY AND THE UPSIDE DOWN RIVER – 2016 – Griffin Theatre Season.
LAST CAB TO DARWIN won the 2003 Qld Premiers Literary Award, 2003 Patrick White Playwrights Award, the 2003 W.A Premiers Award for Best Script and the overall W.A. Premiers Award ( First play to ever win this award) and the 2003 W.A Equity Award for Best New Script. It was also shortlisted for The Victorian Premiers Literary Award, The N.S.W Premiers Literary Award and 2003 Australian Writers Guild Award.
THE RETURN won the 2001 Patrick White Playwrights Award, but this was overturned due to it having an impending production. and was shortlisted for the 2001 Qld Premiers Literary Award.
CHATROOM was shortlisted for the 2004 Patrick White Playwrights Award, The 2005 Qld Premiers Literary Award and The 2005 W.A Premiers Literary Award.
GULPILIL was shortlisted for a 2005 AWGIE Award.
RUBY’S LAST DOLLAR - Nominated for Vic. Premiers Literary award 2006 and W.A Equity Awards 2006.
The Screenplay for LAST TRAIN TO FREO - Nominated - Victorian, and Qld Premiers Literary Award 2006. Winner W.A Premiers Award 2006. Nominated For AWGIES 2006 and for ‘Best Adapted Screenplay – AFI Awards 2006. Critics Circle Awards 2006 – Best Adapted Screenplay.
BRAN NUE DAE – Nominated – AWGIES 2009 – Best Adapted Screenplay. AFI AWARDS – 2011 – Best Adapted Screenplay as well as 8 AFI Awards including Best Picture
BOUNDARY ST – WINNER – Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award – 2009
THE DAMNED – Shortlisted – 2010 Patrick White Playwrights Award, 2010 – Griffin Award. & WINNER - NSW PREMIERS LITERARY AWARD 2013
BURIED COUNTRY – WINNER – RODNEY SEABORN AWARD 2013
Reg is a proud member of the AWG and sits on the National Playwrights Committee. He lectures in performance writing at Curtin Uni and WAAPA. Most of his plays are in print with Currency Press.