Caroline has worked for over fifteen years in the film and theatre industries as a writer, director, assistant director, script editor, and over the better part of the past ten years, as a script development executive in a variety of contexts. From 1998 -2001 she was a Creative Executive at Fox Australia; between 2001 and 2002 she was the Head of Development for Nice Pictures in Sydney, and most recently she spent four years as the Head of Development at the New Zealand Film Commission. Since leaving the NZFC in August 2007, she has been lecturing part-time in the Film & Television Department at Auckland University, as well as consulting on a variety of scripts and projects.
Following on from a successful inaugural year, we are delighted to call for applications for FilmUp Script Development, a dynamic multi-faceted programme that significantly up-skills producers and script editors who want to hone their skills in story development.... Read more
Off the back of a successful inaugural year, the FilmUp Mentorship strand once again promises to be a great programme for six talented filmmakers and the esteemed industry professionals that they have chosen as mentors.... Read more
September 10, 2013
Join us to hear Madeleine Sami and Tom Sainsbury talk to chair Leanne Saunders about the relationship between acting and writing, co-writing and developing the new characters for season two.... Read more
FilmUp is an eight-month professional development programme of mentorships, group-work, and wrap-around support for writers, directors, producers and script editors. It supports and empowers up to eight practicing filmmakers each year to reach the next stage in their creative careers.... Read more