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.
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
October 26, 2018 - October 27, 2018, ASB Waterfront Theatre
The theme of #BigScreen18 Tuning into the Zeitgeist explores the forces that influence us both collectively and alone.... Read more
October 9, 2018 - October 10, 2018
DUNEDIN: 9am-12:30pm Tuesday 9 October CHRISTCHURCH: 9am-12:30pm Wednesday 10 October... Read more
Script to Screen pilots Story Camp Advanced, a workshop for creative teams with feature film projects close to production. If awarded a place, a workshop process will be crafted around the specific needs of your project and team.... Read more