Jacklyn Bassanelli


When a late-thirties jobbing actor, with a weakness for booze and musicians, is cast with a teenage daughter, she decides to test her own fertility.


In 6 x 30 serialised episodes Preconception is a comedy drama about leaving it too late to have a baby. Maxine Chalmers has always wanted to be a mother but, much like her acting career, she thought it would just happen. She’s indecisive, likes drinking and unavailable men, and has …

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About Jacklyn Bassanelli

Jacklyn Bassanelli is a Melbourne based screenwriter working in television. She has recently worked as a Script Editor on Halifax: Retribution for Channel Nine and participated in the Scripted Ink / Screentime ‘Hothouse’ initiative in collaboration with Channel Nine, developing... View Jacklyn Bassanelli's Bio

Jacklyn Bassanelli, Preconception
Jacklyn Bassanelli

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