Kris Wyld has been involved in the creation, scripting, show running and producing of a number of Australia’s landmark television scripted drama series.

She has enjoyed a long and fruitful association with both the ABC and SBS networks, and was part of the Roadshow Coote and Carroll writing team that, under Sue Masters, created the award-winning series GP (1989-1996) which ran on the ABC prime time for nine years.

Kris joined forces with Steve Knapman and Mike Jenkins to work on the creation of the landmark ABC crime drama series Wildside, which won many awards – including the AFI Best Drama for both season, Best Mini Series, and a Logie award for Most Outstanding Drama. As part of Knapman Wyld Television, Kris has produced many hours award winning TV. Together they have created, written, and produced a number of successful drama series, including White Collar Blue, The Strip, and East West 101 (SBS 2007-2011). Season One of East West 101 won an AFI for Best Mini-Series, Season Two won Best Series, and Season Three won the first AACTA Awards for Best Drama Series. Season Two also won a Logie for Most Outstanding Drama and several international awards.

Kris started working with fellow producer, Tony Ginnane, on a gangster feature film which soon blossomed into the creation and development of television projects. They formed Clandestine TV and joined forces with David Ogilvy and Beyond Entertainment to create and produce PULSE for ABC.



A Room Without A View: Surviving the Writers Room

Conference Halls 1 & 2, Level 2

“Writers aren’t people exactly. Or, if they’re any good, they’re a whole lot of people trying so hard to be one person.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Last Tycoon Fitzgerald spent his last years in Hollywood, drying out, trying to salvage his faded fortune and self-worth writing for MGM and others. He failed. Today he […]