Fiona Samuel

July 5, 2018

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.


NEWS

Announcing: FilmUp participants for 2019!

March 27, 2019

Script to Screen is proud to award eight filmmakers a place on the 2019 FilmUp Mentorship Programme. Each participant is matched with a filmmaker mentor, and will attend a series of FilmUp hub days as part of the eight-month programme that is tailored to their individual needs.... Read more

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New Stories from New Pasifika and Asian Storytellers

March 21, 2019

Eight new scripted stories by, for and about Pasifika and Asian peoples have been selected for development under a new initiative from NZ On Air. The teams selected will participate in a development programme run by Script to Screen, including follow up mentoring to guide them as they prepare to submit production funding applications.... Read more