writer + director
e: kerinne.jenkins - at - gmail.com
Blending science and speculative fiction within coming of age drama’s. Writing characters with a fractured sense of belonging. Exploring female relationships, generational trauma and themes around ownership and abuse. Working across a number of mediums to create immersive and emotive experiences.
Sydney + London.
Developing long form narrative projects alongside immersive hybrid experiences.
A Masters graduate from The Australian Film Television and Radio School.
Awarded Best Direction in an Immersive & Interactive Project from the Australian Directors Guild for ‘In Our Own Right - Black Australian Nurses’ and Midwives Stories’ alongside co-director and Garawa woman Nicole Hutton Lewis.
GRANTS, EXHIBITIONS, RESIDENCIES AND LABS:
2024 CREATIVE RESIDENCY, POWERHOUSE MUSEUM
A current resident at the Powerhouse Museum Ultimo and their Creative Industries Residency Program.
2023 “IN OUR OWN RIGHT” VR & INSTALLATION
Curator and producer for the VR version of ‘In Our Own Right - Black Australian Nurses’ and Midwives Stories‘. With installations by Alethea Beetson and Sam Harrington.
2022 “IN OUR OWN RIGHT” EXHIBTION
Curator and collaborator on an immersive exhibition for The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives.
2021 YOU ARE NOT ALONE | POWERHOUSE LATE
Curator of “You Are Not Alone” series for the Powerhouse Late: Film event.
2018 CHARLIE’S RESIDENCY, AUSTRALIANS IN FILM
A two week residency at Charlies in LA supported by AiF and AFTRS.
2018 ACCELERATOR LAB, MELBOURNE INT FILM FESTIVAL
A five day workshop for creatives working towards their first feature film.
2018 RADIO DAYS 2018, VIENNA : CINEMA FOR THE EARS
Presentation of the study and work surrounding the use of Binaural microphones for creating 3D sound.
2017 VIVID FESTIVAL 2017 : 3D SOUND INSTALLATION
‘Precipice’ - A Binaural Narrative Journey.
2016 AUSTRALIAN FILM TELEVISION & RADIO SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Financial Scholarship awarded for merit in education.
2015 THE ANTHROPOCENE, BUNDANON RESIDENCY
A short lab exploring ideas around ecology and the anthropocene.
2015 PROJECT X : MULTIPLATFORM WRITERS LAB
Winner of the Australian Writers Guild competition and participant in their multiplatform development lab.
2014 RAW NERVE GRANT - METROSCREEN + SCREEN AUSTRALIA
Development suppor t and grant to assist with the production of shor t film, 1919.