RESUME

Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, Director, Production Assistant - I've done a bit of everything.  I love the industry but my passion lies in screenwriting.

AWARDS

 
2020 
Bits & Bobs - Short Film (writer)
 
 
 
 
 
 
2020 & 2019
Schwerehosen - Short film (co-writer/actor)
  • Winner of the best film - Phoenix 48 hour IFP film challenge
  • Official selection:
 
2019 & 2018
The Fairytale Effect - Pilot script (writer)
  • Quarterfinalist - Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition
  • Longlisted - UK Funny Women Writing Awards
 
2019 & 2017
The Snow Down - Short film script (writer)
  • Special commendation - Four Minute Screenplay Competition
  • Longlisted - Aotearoa Short Film Lab

2018 
Alone Together - Pilot script (writer)
  • Semifinalist - Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
  • Quarterfinalist - ScreenCraft Fellowship
 
2016 & 2015
Which Way? - Feature film script (writer)
  • London Screenwriters' Festival Advanced Mentor Lab with Karl Iglesias
  • Longlisted - Film Victoria Catapult funding
2016 
Time for tea - Short film script (writer)
  • Finalist - The Impact 50
2014 
Let's talk about sex - Pilot script (writer)
  • Script Angel Mentorship - top 20 Finalist

MENTORSHIPS

2015/16/17

I was a top 20 finalist in Hayley McKenzie’s Script Angel Mentor program in 2014 (UK).  I’ve since gone on to develop a number of projects with Hayley.

 
2011
Feature Film Development Research Assistant Screenwriter - George Viscas

PRODUCED SHORT FILMS

I've written, produced, and acted in 4 short films: Exit, The Silence, Light and Pieces. Which have lead to screenings at - Melbourne Underground Film Festival, Open Channels 35 years of Love Your Work, Made in Melbourne Film Festival, Westside Shorts, Short Cut, and Casual Shorts.

EDUCATION

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting 

Graduated 2013

The Actors Workshop

Advanced Diploma of Film, Theatre & TV Acting

Graduated 2005

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

2017
Production Assistant
The Weekly with Charlie Pickering
ABC Studios
2016
Production Assistant
The Yearly with Charlie Pickering
ABC Studios
2011/2012/2013/2015
Cast and Crew member
Cinderella & Sleeping Beauty Rock Theatre Show
Alpha Theatre
 
2011
Director/Writer/Producer
Once Upon a Time Documentary, 17 mins, HD
Dir. Sally Pitts
 
2011 
Associate Producer
Starring Ester Short Film (Drama), HD
Dir. Jo Buckman
 
2010-2011
Production Assistant
Fremantle Media Australia
TV Production
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