Spies Girls

Nir Shelter, Tai Scrivener

Action • Comedy

A comedy about two of ASIO's sassiest - armed with dirty jokes, one-liners, and .38 Micro Eagles, they chase security threats to keep Australia safe.


Spies Girls is a sitcom about two of ASIO’s sassiest; Ariel Cohen and Mia Hadad. In each episode they chase a different threat to national security and keep Australia safe – it’s a live-action version of Archer meets Charlie’s Angels down under. For Ariel (a party animal) and Mia (a …

About Nir Shelter

Nir is a writer-director who’s work has featured in film, theatre and writing festivals around the world. He strongly values the importance of first-hand experience, therefore after completing a B.A at film school at UTS, he dedicated over 16 years to working in the industry.

He’s worked on set and in post, as a crew member, on a variety of local and international films and television shows. The Great Gatsby, The Wolverine, The Water Diviner, Gods of Egypt, Banished, Top of the Lake and Cleaverman to name but a few.

Nir has written and directed short films, web-series, commercials, television pilots, corporate videos, and stage plays. One of his scripts, titled Twelfth Round, has been optioned and put on the development slate at Route One Entertainment.

His projects have accumulated over 100 selections, nominations and awards, and have placed in some the industry’s most highly regarded festivals and contests, such as: Final Draft’s Big Break, The Austin Film Festival, The Page Awards, The Nashville Film Festival, Screencraft, Shore Scripts, The Monte Miller Awards, and The Roma Web Fest.

About Tai Scrivener

Tai is an actor and screenwriter with a professional acting experience spanning the past two decades. Over the last 25 years, he studied acting, screenwriting and has performed in over 40 theatrical productions. Some of his performances were part of the Melbourne and Sydney comedy festivals, while others played to sell out seasons at the Belvoir St Theatre.

Some of his local credits are All Saints, Police Rescue, Tricky Business and Big Sky, while his U.S production credits include Jag, Mission Impossible and Farscape.

Tai gains insights into the inner workings of his characters by involving his acting experience in his writing process. He’s written a number of award winning plays, short films, comedy sketches and web-series. One of the pilots he co-wrote, titled Spies Girls, was nominated for a Monte Miller Award and gave him an invitation to join the Australian Writer’s Guild Pathways program.

Australian Screenwriter Nir Shelter
Nir Shelter
Australian Screenwriter Tai Scrivener
Tai Scrivener