Jess Sayer is a multi-award winning screenwriter and playwright, whose work has been produced both locally and internationally. She has won the Playmarket b4 25 award three times, and been shortlisted for the Adam NZ award twice. In 2015, she won the esteemed Bruce Mason award and in 2017 was nominated for three SWANZ.
She has written and storylined for Filthy Productions (Dirty Laundry and Filthy Rich), South Pacific Pictures (Shortland Street, Bad Seed 2, Go Girls, Step Dave, 800 Words), and for Warner Brothers and Cinco Cine. She was the Head Writer of the hit Web Series Auckward Love.
Jess currently has several projects in development, including a feature film, two TV shows and a stage musical with Tim Finn.