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Felicity Packard
Freelance Screenwriter & Producer
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Felicity is a freelance screenwriter and producer.

Most recently lead writer and producer of Scrublands, a crime/mystery miniseries for Stan, Felicity was co-creator and writer of the 2018 Netflix political/spy miniseries Pine Gap, which she also produced. She is one of the creator-writers of the commercially and critically successful Nine Network Underbelly true-crime drama franchise: Underbelly; Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities; Underbelly: The Golden Mile; Underbelly: Razor; Underbelly: Badness, and Underbelly: Squizzy, associate producing the last four. She was lead writer and co-producer on the ABC’s award winning ANZAC Girls, and adapted, wrote and associate produced Wolf Creek S1 for Stan. She is currently lead writer and story producer on a historical drama in advanced development with Bunya for Foxtel.

Felicity has won multiple awards for her screenwriting, including the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award (screenwriting) for episode 7 of Underbelly, Wise Monkeys. She has won five Australian Writers’ Guild Awards for Underbelly, Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities, Underbelly: Badness and ANZAC Girls as well as being nominated on several other occasions.
Over a career spanning almost three decades, Felicity has written over a hundred hours of television drama including for Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, Janet King, MDA, GP, Sea Patrol, Blue Heelers and Home & Away.