Marcia Gardner

The cast of Wentworth Season Four, photo courtesy of Fremantle Media

Marcia graduated with an honours degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and has worked in the Australian film and television industry for the past twenty-five years; writing, script editing and story editing on some of Australia’s best-known drama series including All Saints, Blue Heelers, Heartbreak High and Medivac.

She script produced over one hundred episodes of the AFI award-winning drama series Stingers for the Nine Network and went on to script produce its masthead drama series Sea Patrol. She has been involved in drama program development for various companies, including Fremantle Media (Mr. & Mrs. Murder, Better Man), and Playmaker Media (Hiding, Lovechild), for various networks including Network Ten, SBS, ABC and the Nine Network and has written for The Doctor Blake Mysteries. Most recently she script produced and has written episodes for seasons two through eight of the internationally acclaimed Foxtel drama series Wentworth, which won the 2016 AACTA award for Best TV Drama and the 2018 LOGIE Awards for both Most Outstanding and Most Popular Drama Series. Also in 2016, Marcia received the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Hector Crawford Award for Outstanding Contribution to the craft of Script Producing.

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