Alistair Baldwin is a writer and comedian based in Naarm / Melbourne.
He has written for ABC’s The Weekly, Hard Quiz, Get Krack!n and At Home Alone Together – as well as the Amazon Original series Deadloch.
Alistair also wrote and hosted ABC’s ReFrame – a one-hour special for ABC that featured disability-led shorts films, interviews with notable disabled Aussies and a series of comic sketches on disabled history and culture. He is currently one of eight writers penning episodes for the upcoming anthology series Erotic Stories – produced by Lingo Pictures and coming to SBS in 2023.
Alongside Madeleine Gottlieb, Alistair made his directorial debut on the SBS Digital Original series Latecomers. In 2023 Latecomers was an Official Selection in the Short Form Category for Series Mania.
Alistair was a featured playwright in MTC’s Cybec Electric play readings in 2020, premiering an early excerpt of Telethon Kid (formerly titled Celebrity Skin). Telethon Kid went on to be shortlisted for the 2022 Griffin Award, and will have its debut run at Malthouse Theatre in 2023.
Alistair is currently serving as Narrative Lead on the upcoming video game A Halloween Valentine from studio Things For Humans, which received Expansion Pack funding from Screen Australia.
Alistair is one half of Nemeses, a toxic comedy collaboration including regular collaborator Vidya Rajan that has produced experimental and digital works for Melbourne Fringe, The Other Film Festival, Running Dog & The Wheeler Centre. In 2022 he premiered his debut stand-up hour Everest at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.