Corrie ChenScreenwriter | Director

Corrie Chen is a highly sought-after, award-winning writer director whose work spans comedy and drama. Corrie directed the SBS miniseries New Gold Mountain (Goalpost Pictures), due for release in October 2021. She recently directed the latest season of Wentworth for FremantleMedia/Foxtel, nominated for an AACTA award for Best Drama Series. Corrie will direct the upcoming Stan and Matchbox miniseries Bad Behaviour, offering a visceral and poignant ride into the epicentre of the teenage years.

Her other episodic work includes: Screen Producers Award nominated series Five Bedrooms (Hoodlum/Network 10); Sisters (Banks Endemol Shine/Network 10); the ratings hit remake of beloved Australian drama SeaChange (Every Cloud/Nine), and all three series of Mustangs FC (Matchbox Pictures/ABC). Corrie received an ADG Award nomination for Best Direction in a Children’s TV Drama Mustangs FC as well as an AACTA Award for Best Children’s series, it also won the Screen Producers Award for Best Children’s Series of the Year.

She directed and executive produced the online series Homecoming Queens (SBS On-Demand), a semi-autobiographical comedy-drama which was nominated for multiple awards and won Best Australian Comedy and Best Directing at Melbourne WebFest in 2018.

Corrie completed her short, Reg Makes Contact through the Screen Australia Talent Escalator program. The film screened at the 2015 Melbourne International Film Festival, and was nominated for Best Live Action Short at the AACTA Awards. Her short documentary Suicide and Me earned her an ADG Award for Best Short Documentary. Corrie has also been nominated for an ATOM Award for Best Short Fiction for Bruce Lee Played Badminton Too, and was runner-up in the film category of the QANTAS Spirit of Youth Award.

Her first feature Empty Empire, co-written with Penelope Chai, has been supported by Screen Australia and is currently in late-stage development.

She has a number of feature and television projects in development.

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