Wendy Hanna is an Awgie nominated screenwriter, script editor and creative development consultant with a passion for people, characters and big ideas.
As a writer and script editor, Wendy’s credits include a number of children’s series such as ABC’s popular preschool brand Giggle and Hoot and CGI animation Sydney Sailboat, as well as iconic soap Neighbours and popular Nine drama Love Child. In 2017, Wendy was nominated for an Australian Writer’s Guild award for her work on Hoot Hoot Go!, a spin-off series of Giggle and Hoot.
A former Development Executive for Essential Media & Entertainment, Wendy has extensive development experience across genres including kids, drama, animation and factual. She has overseen a distinctive slate of projects through development and production, and continues to work regularly with producers and creative teams to help concepts find their best form.
Clients include Blue Rocket Productions, ABC Kids, Unko Studios, Fredbird Entertainment, Essential Media & Entertainment, Ruby Girl Productions, Reed Films and many others.
In a previous life, Wendy worked as a Marketing Strategist for publisher Random House Australia, looking after their excellent children’s list.