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Jane AllenScreenwriter

A former lawyer, Jane produced and was lead writer for the ABC legal drama, Janet King – the first Australian prime time drama to have a lesbian lead character. She produced and led the writing team on Crownies, the prosecution drama from which Janet King was a spinoff. She was also writer and producer of the ABC’s Indigenous sc fi series Cleverman.

With more than 150 hours of crime, mystery, science fiction and drama to her name, Jane is one of Australia’s most sought-after writer/producer working across network and premium cable television.

Jane was the 2018/19 Australian Antarctic Division artistic fellow, and spent three months living as a summer expeditioner at Mawson Research Station where she developed a TV series about living and working in Antarctica.

Jane’s recent work includes; AACTA nominated drama Halifax: Retribution for Nine Network, writing for The Heights Season Two for ABC; Netflix’s The New Legends of Monkey, and The Unlisted which won the 2020 Prix Jeunesse International award for Outstanding Children’s Television.

Jane’s previous writing credits include Secret Daughter, Love Child, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Tricky Business, McLeod’s Daughters, The Secret Life of Us, Blue Heelers, Stingers, MDA and children’s series Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures, and 100% Wolf.

Jane worked as script editor on the US series Hunters for Gale Anne Hurd (The Terminator, Aliens, The Walking Dead), and spent three months in the script department of CSI on an International Fellowship.

For a full CV please contact info@rgm.com.au.

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