DEBORAH PARSONS

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Deb Parsons

Deborah has worked in the film and television industry for over 30 years. One of Australia’s top television drama writers, she has written for A Place to Call Home, Phoenix, Janus, GP, Police Rescue, Good Guys Bad Guys, Blue Heelers, Water Rats, Young Lions, Marshall Law, MDA and others. She has written one teli-movie, The Fish are Safe, and two feature films, Zone 39 and In Too Deep which she also associate produced. She has also written extensively for children. Most recently she wrote her first libretto for the opera Women In War.

Deborah is also a highly sought after feature film script editor and assessor and has worked as a consultant for most of the major state and federal film funding and financing agencies (FFC, AFC, Film Victoria, NSWFTO).

She has lectured in Screenwriting at RMIT, mentored film and TV students, been a member of various screen writing conference panels and industry organisations, worked in art departments, produced props, worked on location in various menial capacities and played in some pretty cheesy Greek bands. In her spare time she edits the Kythera Summer Edition, a Greek tourist newspaper.