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.
November 29, 2018 - November 29, 2018, Te Auaha, 65 Dixon St, Te Aro, Wellington
STRAY is the debut feature film from award-winning writer/director/producer Dustin Feneley and producer Desray Armstrong.... Read more
November 24, 2018 - November 25, 2018, Manukau Institute of Technology, Gate 13, Alexander Crescent, Otara
Do you love the power of cinema and have something to say? Script to Screen, Ngā Aho Whakaari and PIFT present the 2018 South Auckland Short Film Workshop – a free two-day workshop to learn the art of making short films.... Read more
September 23, 2018
Script to Screen Executive Director Esther Cahill-Chiaroni will step down from the role at the beginning of next year after... Read more
Applications are now open for the Aotearoa Short Film Lab, a prestigious hothouse mentoring scheme for screenwriters and aspiring screenwriters to workshop new ideas for short films.... Read more