Fiona Samuel writes screenplays, stage plays & television drama.
Her recent trifecta of female-driven dramas has won multiple awards, high ratings and audience acclaim – Fiona wrote and directed PIECE OF MY HEART and BLISS – The Beginning of Katherine Mansfield and wrote the screenplay for CONSENT – The Louise Nicholas Story. She was awarded a NZ Arts Laureate for her body of work in television, theatre and film.
Fiona currently has two features in development and for the first half of 2018 has been teaching the MA in Creative Writing for playwrights and screenwriters at the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University in Wellington.
The South Shorts Mentorship programme returns in 2019 with 9 emerging filmmakers selected to take part in the programme..... Read more
December 22, 2018
Script to Screen is delighted to announce the appointment of Jackie Dennis as our new Executive Director. She steps up to the role having worked in programmes and operations with departing ED Esther Cahill-Chiaroni over the past 18-months. Throughout her career Jackie has worked closely with creative practitioners in music, literature and film, nurturing careers and advocating for the arts.... Read more
November 30, 2018
We are delighted to announce nine esteemed advisors will join us for the rigourous programme of group workshops, team sessions and individual sessions carefully crafted to serve feature film projects in advanced development.... Read more
November 28, 2018
The selected teams participating in Story Camp Advanced are...... Read more