Sarah Scheller


Sarah Scheller is an award-winning Australian screenwriter.

Sarah most recently showran the series, STRIFE for Binge in Australia where she worked with Made Up Stories as producers. STRIFE, was BINGE’s all time biggest original series premiere and is currently in development for a second season. She is currently developing a further two shows, including a series with Beyond Entertainment and the ABC and another with CBS.

Sarah’s first television script, THE LETDOWN pilot, won the AACTA Award in 2016 for Best Television Screenplay. THE LETDOWN was subsequently commissioned for two series by ABC-TV and Netflix. The series is popular on Netflix and been nominated for and won multiple awards including Best Comedy Program at the 2019 AACTA Awards.  Sarah was nominated for Best Direction in a Television Drama or Comedy at the 2019 AACTA awards for her work on the second series.

Sarah is developing a literary adaptation of FAMILY NEXT DOOR with the ABC and Beyond and several original properties of her own, and she is also writing an episode of an anthology series for Hoodlum and Margot Robbie’s company Lucky Chap. Previously screenwriting work includes contributions to the ABC’s THE ELEGANT GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO KNIFE FIGHTING and Stan’s NO ACTIVITY.

Sarah started her career in public relations and then fashion journalism. As a freelance writer, she has written for the Sydney Morning Herald, Harper’s Bazaar and The Guardian.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts/Communications (Journalism).