Jonathan Champ

Jonathan is an early-career screenwriter developing projects across film, television, online and narrative audio. He explores themes of change, loss, identity and place. He lives in Melbourne/Naarm.

An AFTRS graduate (Postgraduate Certificate Screen – Screenwriting, 2017), he has been a script consultant for the US-based Finish Line Script Competition in 2019 and 2020. He was a finalist in the 2020 NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Challenge and the 2023 Screenwriters Network Short Screenplay Competition for his work Writer’s Voice. The micro-doc Actual Size (2017) that he conceived and co-wrote at AFTRS was a finalist in the Made In The West Film Festival and has been screened at The Other Art Fair, and at Blacktown Arts One Night At The Museum.

An Associate member of AWG, he is a former SA committee member and event producer for the Tuesday Talks industry networking event supported by SAFC.

His slate of screen projects includes a mystery feature about Mark Twain’s time in Australia, a young-adult series about digital grief, a story of intergenerational lies and extinct creatures, and a VR project about living with aphantasia.


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