Verity Colquhoun is a Screenwriter for film and television who started her career as an actress on some of Australia’s most successful long running series including; Neighbours, Blue Heelers and Ocean Girl.
In 2013 Colquhoun graduated from RMIT’s Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting program and was the recipient of the inaugural Film Victoria Graduate Award for outstanding achievement. In 2014 she was selected by Film Victoria as part of a group of emerging screenwriters to take part in the MIFF 37 South PostScript and Direct pitching opportunity. Matchbox Films, Freemantle Media, Momo Films and Gristmill Productions have also provided Verity with coveted internship placements over the last twenty-four months.
Variety recently announced Brett Haley (I’ll See You In My Dreams) as the Director of Colquhoun’s first feature film screenplay, The Wonderful Unknown (Producers; Mason Novick, John Finemore, James Hoppe) to be filmed in Australia later this year.
Colquhoun is a productive and passionate Melbourne-based screenwriter, with a slate of film and television work. Her desire to tell stories that will appeal to wide audiences drives her strong voice across comedy and drama. Verity currently lives in Melbourne with her awesome husband and two gorgeous daughters.