Tenille Kennedy is the Scripted Executive at Screenwest.
Tenille oversees all Screenwest development and production funding for drama and scripted projects across all platforms.
Tenille Kennedy’s films have been selected into the world’s most prestigious international film festivals. She produced the Australian French co-production Slam (2018 Tallin Black Night Film Festival), Bad Girl (2016 Busan International Film Festival) and co-produced sections of the compendium feature The Turning (2014 Berlin Film Festival).
Tenille’s feature H is for Happiness opened Generation Kplus in the 2020 Berlin Film Festival, winning the Jury Prize. H is for Happiness also won the 2020 Cinefest Oz Film Prize and received 10 ACCTA nominations.
Her most recent feature, The Furnace had its World Premiere at the 2020 Venice International Film Festival before being released in cinemas in December 2020 to critical acclaim
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