Cathy Randall is a writer and director who co-wrote the feature film script True Spirit, based on Jessica Watson’s solo journey around the world. True Spirit is to be produced by Sun Star Entertainment (Academy Award-nominated Lion), with Sarah Spillane attached to direct. Her first feature film, Hey, Hey, It’s Esther Blueburger, starring Toni Collette and Keisha Castle-Hughes, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and was released by Disney Miramax. The film received numerous accolades including the Best Director prize at the Hamburg Film Festival. The screenplay was nominated for an AFI Award, an Australian Writer’s Guild Award and was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award. Cathy also wrote the sequel Return to Nim’s Island for Walden Media in Los Angeles.
Cathy has several projects in development including two television series and a feature screenplay. For a full CV please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.