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.
July 27, 2018 - July 28, 2018, Civic Wintergarden, Auckland
The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) and Script to Screen are thrilled to present two very special TALKS with celebrated director Debra Granik (WINTER'S BONE) and New Zealand actor Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie. ... Read more
August 4, 2018 - August 5, 2018, Samoa House Studio, 20 Beresford Square, Auckland
A one and a half day course on writing a feature film looks at strategies for Coming up with a Cinematic Concept, growing Captivating Characters, locating the Core of your story and establishing your personal Connection to it.... Read more
August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018, Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre
a weekend workshop for the storytelling and filmmaking community with dramaturg, Brita McVeigh. If you have a project at any stage of development this process will change how you work TOGETHER.... Read more
July 6, 2018
We are so excited to bring the eight exceptional advisors from New Zealand, Australia, Denmark and United States who will work with the eight teams selected for Episodic Lab Aotearoa to develop their skills and to projects across the five day immersive lab.... Read more