Felicity Pickering is an Australian screenwriter, director, and producer based in Los Angeles. Felicity has a BA of Communication (Writing and Cultural Studies) and a Masters of Media Arts and Production from the University of Technology Sydney.
Her short comedy films include 'Facon' and 'Toni Fitzgerald's Cult Following'. 'Facon', which she wrote and produced, received a Special Mention at Flickerfest before screening at Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
'Toni Fitzgerald's Cult Following' was Felicity's directing debut. Felicity directed, wrote, and produced the darkly funny feminist comedy. 'Toni Fitzgerald's Cult Following' has screened at Detroit Shetown Women's Film Festival, Melbourne Women in Film Festival, GRRL HAUS CINEMA and many more. The film was nominated for Best Comedy at Australian Women's Film Festival and Women's Comedy Film Festival, Atlanta.
Felicity was involved in the Australian indie sci-fi feature, 'C.A.M', directed by John Scarpias. She came on as the producer.
Felicity has several feature films currently in development. 'Shame On You', an independent drama which Felicity is set to direct, is being developed through the Australians in Film Untapped program. 'Pleasure Vessel', a light-hearted horror-comedy, is currently in development.
Pilots in development include 'Birb Memes', 'Wolf of Woo Woo' and sketch show 'Laf Laf Cry'. In 2017, Felicity was selected for the Australian in Films Writers Room program where she developed her pilot 'Suite 7'.
Felicity currently lives in Franklin Village and studies sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade.
PLAYS - FULL CREDITS
Mrs Bunny's Helping Hands (Public Assembly, 2019)
Dredman Deadman (Old 505 Young Playwrights’ Festival, 2017)
Pre’s: An Immersive Theatre Experience (2017)
Object (Bondi Feast 24 Hour Theatre, 2015)
Layover (UTS Backstage, 2014)
Neighbors (UTS Backstage, 2012)
The Banquet (UTS Backstage, 2011)
MENTORSHIPS & PROGRAMS
GENDER MATTERS - WIFT, SYDNEY - 2021
SKETCH 101 - UPRIGHT CITIZEN BRIGADE, LOS ANGELES - 2020
WOMEN EXCEL PROJECT - CREATIVE VISIONS - 2019
HRTS MENTORSHIP - HOLLYWOOD RADIO AND TELEVISION SOCIETY, LOS ANGELES - 2019
AIF WRITERS ROOM - AUSTRALIANS IN FILM, LOS ANGELES - 2017
FRESH INK NATIONAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM - ATYP, SYDNEY - 2016
Q MENTORSHIP - JOAN SUTHERLAND THEATRE, SYDNEY - 2015
NATIONAL STUDIO - ATYP, SYDNEY - 2013