Jacquelin Perske has worked extensively in television as a writer and producer.
Since 2016 Jacquelin has written and script produced SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY for which she received AACTA and Australian Writers Guild Award awards. She has written for upcoming series THE LEGEND OF MONKEY, script produced DEADLINE GALLIPOLI and is the producer, co-creator and writer of the first and second series of SPIRTED.
Jacquelin’s previous successes include acclaimed series LOVE MY WAY, winner of 14 AFI Awards including Best Screenplay in a Television Series. She was also part of an international team of writers on George Lucas’ live action television series, STAR WARS: UNDERWORLD. Her other credits include BIG SKY, RAW FM, FIREFLIES and AFI award-winning series, THE SECRET LIFE OF US.
Jacquelin was the writer of one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed films of 2005, LITTLE FISH. The film starred Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving and Martin Henderson and received an astonishing 13 AFI award nominations. Reviews reserved special praise for Jacquelin’s complex, compelling script, consolidating her position as one of the country’s most gifted storytellers
In 2013, Jacquelin won the prestigious Foxtel Fellowship at the Australian Writers Guild Awards. She is the writer of THE CRY, a four-part drama series currently in production for BBC1 and is in development on a number of television projects.
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
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
Producer Jeff Wexler (Studio Ghibli, Studio Ponoc) joins us from Tokyo to share insights into successfully bringing culturally specific stories to global audiences. The session includes a screening of Studio Ponoc’s newest film, MODEST HEROES: PONOC SHORT FILMS THEATRE, VOLUME 1. ... Read more
We are sad to say that this talk has been cancelled due to illness. We apologise for any inconvenience, our thoughts are with Alanis and we hope for her speedy recovery.... Read more