David Gulpilil is a Yolngu man beloved around the world as a hunter, dancer, actor and artist. His preternatural acting in the films Walkabout, Storm Boy, Crocodile Dundee, The Tracker and Charlie's Country - for which he won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes Film Festival and Best Actor at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards in 2014 - has allowed Gulpilil to transmit the worlds of the First Australians to screens with unrivalled magic and melancholy, and made him an icon of cinema.
Derek Rielly is a journalist born in Perth and based in Bondi, Sydney. He is the son of a pro-wrestler father and a diplomat mother, and the creator of the four-language, pan-European magazine Surf Europe, the co-founder of Stab magazine and BeachGrit.com. His writing has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian. Derek is the bestselling author of Wednesdays with Bob (with Bob Hawke). Gulpilil is Derek's second book.
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