Jessica Beange

Jessica Beange

Director and Screenwriter

Canberra, Australia

Member Since:
February 2021
Last online:
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About Jessica

Emerging writer-director with a background in broadcast journalism and communications.

Have a family comedy feature in early development, 11 minute 2D children's animation comedy funded and in early development, and a romantic comedy selected for a competitive development opportunity in Australia. Other projects include a YA Australian gothic-scifi hybrid (limited series); a social issue drama and mythic drama feature, based in music.

Produced credits with well over 10,000 hours in broadcast journalism, media production and content creation. Enjoying the transition to narrative.

Founded 'Set - Ready - Film', an accessible workshop for emerging screen practitioners to collaborate and develop their practice.

Member of the Australian Writers' Guild (AWG), Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) and hold a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism - Broadcast) from Charles Sturt University.

Unique traits: Writes every day.



  • Indifference

    Indifference Fantasy Marion inhabits a present-day park, seen only by some passers-by, until the poet who wrote her and the spirit of poetry try to get her back to the place she belongs. A dream-like exploration of the creative realm.

  • Modern Myth

    Modern Myth Fantasy Drama A slandered wife escapes to the wild, where she meets a mysterious stranger with the ability to visit her Otherworld through music. 

  • Open Mic Night

    Open Mic Night Horror Comedy 2 comedians battle for laughs in a bizarre theatre...before it emerges that they're Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, trapped in theatrical purgatory.

  • Young and Free

    Young and Free Comedy Absurdist satire sketch comedy series about surveillance capitalism, the nanny-police state, robots and screen obsession.

  • Pure Love

    Pure Love Romance Comedy They meet. They fall in love. They don't get together. Are they fighting 'fate' - or better off with something different?


  • Screen Pod

  • Women in Film and Television Mentor Her series

  • Immersion Screenwriting

  • Accelerator TV Pod

  • BA Journalism - Broadcast, Charles Sturt University

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