TRACY RICHARDSON

Tracy is a screenwriter and advertising copywriter. A horror Producer optioned her animated screenplay about a constipated fish and her Christmas feature screenplay has placed in multiple competitions, including the AWG/Adelaide Film Festival INSITE Award. Tracy has sat on a hospital bed with a dying woman who wanted to hold a therapy dog. Written a letter for Margaret Thatcher (under duress).  And put a post-it note on a body part so the surgeon wouldn’t remove the wrong bit.

 

WORK HISTORY

2021 Notetaker, The Best Kind of Beautiful. TV adaption from a book.

Three days and three nights with gorgeous people in a windowless room and an undersized white board. Writer Courtney Wise, On The Ropes, Michael Rymer, Battlestar Galactica.  Executive Producer, Natalie Lawley, Escapade Media. Producer Sallyanne Ryan.

 

2021 Writer

Scatter Planner – television series

34 minutes, dark comedy

Story Consultant Charlie Carman, Please Like me, The Sapphires.

 

2021 Production Assistant – short film

A transgender woman who lived as a female in the 50s when men with long hair were arrested.

Director Nicole Sullivan

 

2020 Production Assistant – documentary

Magpie Pictures, Piano Pushers

Producer Lois Randall and Rebecca Ingram.

 

2020 Writer

Selected to participate in a Zoom writers’ room run by Peter Mattessi, EastEnders, Neighbours, to plot a hypothetical episode of Offspring. Reference available.

 

2019 Observer

Every Cloud Productions

 

 

AWARDS

2021  Turning Six, Byron All Shorts Finalist

2021 Writing for TV Intensive, Screenworks

Selected for a workshop with Holly Lyons, AFTRS tutor, Script Editor, Home and Away, to work on a new thriller/dark comedy.

2021 WIFT Gender Matters Connect Mentorship

Mentored by Catherine Fargher, AWGIE winning writer, to develop an animated feature screenplay.

2020 International mentorship, Write From Home Program

New York based mentorship program, developed by Screenworks and the AISF. Feature film.

Pre 2020

  • Invited to become a member of the AWG Pathways Program.
  • NSW winner of the Holding Redlich Pitch competition
  • Flat Pack Blues – play. Audience Award at the largest short play festival in the world, Short+Sweet
  • Revenge of the Rolling Pin – play. Earned highest percentage of audience votes across 80 plays, Short+Sweet Festival.
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