Jacquelin PerskeScreenwriter

Jacquelin Perske has worked extensively in television as a writer and script producer. She most wrote BBC thriller The Cry, based on best-selling author Helen Fitzgerald’s book with Jenna Coleman (Victoria, Captain America: The First Avenger). She wrote and script produced Seven Types of Ambiguity and Deadline Gallipoli, which won the AWGIE for Best Television Mini Series in 2015. Her episode of Seven Types of Ambiguity, “Alex”, won the 2017 AWGIE Award for Best Television Series or Miniseries.

She was the producer, co-creator and writer of Spirited for Foxtel, which was nominated for an AFI, with the pilot episode earning her the 2012 AWGIE for Best Drama. The second series was also nominated for Best Television Drama at the Australian Academy Awards (AACTA). Her other credits include Love My Way, Big SkyRaw FMFireflies, AFI award-winning The Secret Life of Us, and the Netflix re-imagining of Monkey MagicThe New Legends of Monkey.

Jacquelin wrote 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. For a full CV please contact

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