Created by Jan Sardi, Mac Gudgeon, Matt Ford and Shanti Gudgeon


Shanti Gudgeon, Jan Sardi


Clive Collins, a low-rent stand-over merchant for an English crime boss, finds himself in an opal-mining town swarming with desperadoes and misfits from all over the world.


Some are born evil, others have evil thrust upon them… Fr Clive Collins, a strange new priest, arrives in an opal-mining town populated by desperadoes and misfits from all over the world – Blackfire.  Clive discovers that beneath Blackfire’s surface lies more than desert jewels, there’s a secret, a secret …

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About Shanti Gudgeon

Shanti Gudgeon has written for Foxtel comedy/drama series SLiDE for Playmaker Media, Conspiracy 365 for Circa Films, Dance Academy for Werner Productions and ABC3, Trip for Biscuits for ABC3, and Nowhere Boys for Matchbox Pictures and ABC3. Nowhere Boys won the AACTA Award for Best Children’s Series and the... View Shanti Gudgeon's Bio

About Jan Sardi

Jan Sardi is one of Australia’s eminent screenwriters. In 1997 he received an Academy Award nomination for his screenplay for Shine, as well as BAFTA, Writers Guild of America and Golden Globes nominations. Jan has numerous other credits including Love’s... View Jan Sardi's Bio

Shanti Gudgeon, Blackfire
Shanti Gudgeon
Jan Sardi, Blackfire
Jan Sardi

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