Jaclyn Hewer

Producer | Carmentis – Best Short Film Finalist

Jaclyn is the Producer of Screenwest funded sci-fi short film Carmentis, most recently selected in competition for the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. From 2014 – 2016 Jaclyn worked as Development Executive and Assistant Producer at Factor 30 Films. Jaclyn managed the development of film, TV and web based projects, including feature film Hounds of Love as well as produced short drama Nobody’s Child, released in 2017. The film had its premiere at St Kilda Film Festival and was nominated for Best Indigenous Short Fiction.

In 2014 Jaclyn produced the Screen Australia/ABC short drama Karroyul with Producer Melissa Kelly, for Spear Point Films. The film has screened at various festivals including St Kilda Film Festival (Winner Best Indigenous Short), Sydney Film Festival, CinefestOZ and ImagineNATIVE as well as being a 2015 ACCTA nominee for Best Short Fiction and the winner of both Best Short Fiction and Best Editing at the WA Screen Awards 2015. Karroyul also aired on ABC, ABC 2 and ABC iView as part of NAIDOC week in 2016 and 2017.

In 2015 Jaclyn completed a competitive Screenwest Producer Placement with Roadshow Films and Label Distribution and was also selected for the Screen Producer Association (SPA) Ones to Watch Program.

Currently Jaclyn works as the Head of Production at the WA Screen Academy, Edith Cowan University. Following the success of Carmentis, Jaclyn has been building a slate of projects with Writer/Director Antony Webb.