Writer | Director
Erin is a multi-award-winning writer/ director whose work is characterised by nuanced and emotionally truthful performances, arresting visuals and seamless storytelling.
Her short film fOUR (2007) had local and international success, being nominated for AFI awards for both writing and directing; and was the winner of an IF Award and the Flickerfest Audience Award. The film screened at the G’day USA RADAR Showcase in LA and the Palm Springs Short Film Festival.
Another short Dugong (2006)screened in competition at Sundance and Aspen Film Festivals and was the winner of the Flickerfest and St Kilda Film Festival best screenplay awards. Dugong was nominated for two AFI Awards for Best Short Film and Best Screenplay, and an Australian Director’s Guild Award.
Erin was also nominated for the IF Award for Rising Talent. Another short 62 Sleeps (2004) won the Dendy Award for Best Drama at the Sydney Film Festival, and the Young Talent Award at the Munich International Festival of Film Schools.
She has directed numerous comedy series including Sando (Jungle Entertainment/ ABC) and At Home with Julia (pr. Rick Kalowski, 2011). She directed the pilot of Timothy (Quail TV, 2014) a one-off drama adaptation of the Lally Katz's stage play, Stories I Want to Tell You in Person (Matchbox Pictures, 2015) and episodes of the drama series Rush (pr. John Edwards, 2008).
In 2017 Erin directed the Gender Matters funded web series pilot The Virgin Intervention (pr. Holly Fraser, 2017) for Galvanized Film Group; and the Long Story Short selected web series Other People’s Problems (pr. Charlotte Seymour, 2017) for which she was nominated for an ADG Award for best online drama.
Erin recently finished directing episodes of Jungle Entertainment’s upcoming second season of Squinters (Jungle Entertainment) for ABC and is preparing to direct an episode for the fourth season of Doctor Doctor for Easy Tiger and Channel Nine.
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