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Elise McCredie
Screenwriter & Showrunner
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Elise McCredie is an award-winning screenwriter and showrunner. Elise was the writer, co-creator, and showrunner of Stateless (ABC/Netflix) which she executive produced with Cate Blanchett and Tony Ayres. In 2020 Stateless won a record 13 AACTAs, including best screenplay and best limited series. She has been nominated for 5 Australian Writers’ Guild Awards (winning twice) and was nominated for the prestigious NSW Premier’s Literary Awards for Stateless. Elise also wrote the Emmy winning series, Nowhere Boys, was writer and co-creator of the AWGIE and AACTA winning best mini-series Sunshine and Jack Irish. Elise (with Matt Cameron) is the showrunner, creator, and writer on Disney’s first Australian series The Clearing which will stream worldwide in 2023. She is currently working on new TV projects with Netflix, Disney, Dirty Films, and Merman.

Elise’s first feature Strange Fits of Passion (writer/director) was selected for the Cannes Film Festival and nominated for 3 AFI awards and an AWGIE. Elise’s second feature, Ride Like a Girl (co-written with Andrew Knight and directed by Rachel Griffiths) was nominated for an AWGIE for best feature screenplay and an AACTA for best film. Elise is currently in development on three new feature films.