Erica Harrison is a screenwriter, script editor and author. She wrote the AACTA award-winning short film,
A Cautionary Tail, starring Cate Blanchett and David Wenham, and the picture book published by Penguin.
For A Cautionary Tail, Erica won the Academy-accredited Jury Prize for best Animated Short at The Austin Film Festival,
a 2014 AACTA and was nominated for an AWGIE award. The film screened at festivals around the world and led to speaking engagements at TEDx, Tropfest and the Graphic Festival at the Sydney Opera House.
Most recently, Erica worked as writer and script editor on the upcoming narrative comedy series, Fam Time,
for Seven Studios. She is writer and co-creator of the dramedy series Triple Oh!, in development at Jungle Entertainment with support from Screen Australia's Gender Matters initiative, and is developing the comedy/adventure feature animation,
Pig Wing Pie, with Revlover, Screen NSW and Screen Australia. Erica was a writer on the Emmy Award-winning Netflix series, Beat Bugs (featuring music by The Beatles and artists like Sia, Pink, Regina Spektor, Daniel Johns and Eddie Vedder) and on the Netflix original series, Motown Magic, which premiered in 2018.
Script and story development, and LGBTQI+ stories are key interests for Erica, who has served as Scripted Development Manager at Fremantle, and worked in writers’ rooms for numerous comedy and drama series.
Erica is currently developing a number of TV, film and book projects.
She is represented by WME and 3 Arts Entertainment in LA.