Small towns are like family; loving, caring, and seriously bloody annoying.
Gavin Wright loves his tiny hometown of Gentle, in Australia’s wheat belt, despite the fact that it’s pretty much rooted. All the investment’s going into the shire capital, Sunny Plains, but Gav doesn’t care; he likes his quiet and predictable life on the farm with wife Janine. Problem is, the …
Robyn is a graduate of the RMIT Professional Screenwriting Program. In addition to her own screenwriting she works as a French/English translator specialising in the screen industry. She brings to her writing a rich background as a producer, performer and policy maker in the domains of theatre, music, radio, design and technology.
Her romcom feature Learning to Swear in French, a quarter-finalist in the 2012 Shoreline Script Competition, is in development with Redman Entertainments. Director Kate Woods is attached.
In late 2016 Robyn was one of four writers commissioned for the short film project Short Back and Sides, an Open Channel/Department of Veteran’s Affairs production for the ANZAC Centenary.
Robyn’s other scripts include:
• French/Australian drama series Shark Bay, co-written with Thomas Le Hir (shortlisted 2017 Sundance Episodic Storytelling Lab)
• psychological crime drama series Quiver (finalist 2013 Think Inside the Box Competition)
• horror comedy feature Cut Me! (semi-finalist 2013 LA Screenplay Competition – co-written with Boris Trbic)
• television dramedy series Quintessence (finalist 2011 Open Channel Short and Sharp Pitching Competition under the title Wigtales)
• short script Balls (winner 2014 Federation of Australian Writers Awards and finalist 2014 Canadian Short Screenplay Competition)
• short script David (finalist 2014 Canadian Short Screenplay Competition and finalist 2014 Federation of Australian Writers Awards).
Robyn has interned in the script department of City Homicide (Seven Network).