Chelsea Cassio

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

After graduating film school, Chelsea went on to work as a script assistant on the Twentieth Century Fox production of WOLVERINE. Soon after she sold her first short film IMAGINARY FRIEND to ABC, which aired over a three-year period. She has written for shows such as HOME & AWAY, NEIGHBOURS, the ABC hit show THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES (where she received 4 ½ stars from the Herald Sun for one of her episodes) and SECRET BRIDESMAIDS’ BUSINESS. In 2013 she worked as a script assistant for the critically acclaimed television series PLEASE LIKE ME and her most recent script editing credit was on Studio Bento’s VR project ‘Remembrance’, which has since been selected for the Kaleidoscope Showcase at Cannes XR.

Chelsea has story produced for Stan, Monster & Bear and Seven Studios. Her original pilot script YESTERDAY was a semi-finalist in Scriptapalooza TV Pilot Competition (USA) while other scripts have awarded her spots at Tropfest Film Festival, The Hope Awards, Homebrewed Film Festival and Realm of the Senses.

Chelsea’s original television concepts are all in active development with Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning company Hoodlum, Princess Pictures and Atlantic Nomad Productions (Los Angeles). Chelsea has twice received Film Victoria funding for her original mystery series CLOAK which is also currently under option and in 2020 she was invited to join the Imagine Impact community – a global content accelerator program launched by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.

Chelsea has worked in film and TV production, as a lecturer for RMIT’s Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting, as in house 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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