Chelsea Cassio

Chelsea Cassio

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Represented by Fiona Grant and Elizabeth Dench 

Screenwriter Chelsea Cassio has worked with many of Australia's most prominent production companies across numerous television productions.

After graduating from film school, she sold her first short film, Imaginary Friend, to ABC (Australia), which aired over three years. She has since written for shows such as The Doctor Blake Mysteries (December Media/ ABC /BBC), Secret Bridesmaids Business (7 Network / Channel 4), Miss Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries (7 Network / Acorn TV) and Troppo (Amazon).

In 2019, Chelsea's crime series Cloak received significant draft development funding from Vic Screen.  Chelsea has had original television concepts in development with Easy Tiger (Australia), Atlantic Nomad (USA), and Mediawan (France), and has worked with producer Simon Mirren (Versailles, Criminal Minds). She currently has an original television concept in active development with the French production company Federation Entertainment.

In 2020 she was invited to join the Imagine Impact community - a global content accelerator program launched by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. In 2022, she was selected for the UGC Writers Campus, where she was invited to pitch her original drama concept on stage at Series Mania in Lille, France.

In other story roles, Chelsea has worked as a lecturer for RMIT's Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting, as a Development Script Producer at Seven Studios in Melbourne, as a script reader for the Scriptwriters’ Network in Los Angeles, and as an industry assessor and mentor for Victoria Screen, Screen Australia, Australian Writers’ Guild and Writers’ Victoria.

Chelsea is a graduate of the Writers' Homicide School in Las Vegas, where she honed her skills as a mystery writer.