Chelsea Cassio

Chelsea is an award-winning scriptwriter and script editor for film and television.​

After graduating from an Advanced Diploma of Screenwriting, Chelsea went on to work as a script assistant on the Twentieth Century Fox production of Wolverine. She sold her first short film Imaginary Friend to the ABC shortly after, which aired on the ABC over a three-year period. She then worked as a script assistant for the critically acclaimed television series Please Like Me.

Chelsea worked as a scriptwriter on Channel Seven’s Home & Away and Network Ten’s Neighbours before becoming a regular writer for the ABC hit show The Doctor Blake Mysteries, where she received 4 ½ stars from the Herald Sun for one of her episodes. Her most recent writing credit was on Secret Bridesmaids’ Business for the Seven Network.

In 2018, her show Rumble Skate was optioned by Seven Studios. Chelsea has twice received Film Victoria funding for her original mystery series Cloak which is currently under option with Los Angeles based producers Simon Mirren and Jamie Carmichael.

Her original scripts have awarded her spots at the Los Angeles’ Scriptapalooza TV Pilot Competition, Tropfest Film Festival, The Hope Awards, Homebrewed Film Festival and Realm of the Senses amongst others.

Chelsea is a full member of the Australian Writers’ Guild and the American organisation Sisters in Crime. She has also worked as a lecturer for RMIT’s Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting, as Development Script Producer at Seven Studios in Melbourne and as a script reader for the Scriptwriters Network in Los Angeles. Chelsea is a graduate of the Writers Homicide School in Las Vegas where she honed her skills as a mystery writer.

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