Rachel Givney is a writer & filmmaker originally from Sydney, Australia.
Givney has worked on many of Australia’s most beloved and critically acclaimed shows including McLeod’s Daughters and Offspring. Her debut novel Jane in Love is an international bestseller and was judged “outstanding” by Booklist. Film rights have been optioned by Amazon Studios and DiNovi Pictures, the producers of Little Women. Her second novel, Secrets My Father Kept, was released in June 2021 to critical acclaim.
Rachel Givney spends at least 13.2
hours every day thinking about stories
Secrets My Father Kept | Penguin Random House Australia, Alpress Czech Republic 2021, Lübbe Germany, Bukowy Las Poland 2022.
Jane in Love | Penguin Random House Australia,
HarperCollins William Morrow North America 2020, Rao Romania, Athenaeum Kiadó Hungary, Republika Indonesia, Hainaim Korea 2021, Bukowy Las Poland, Editora Gutenberg Brazil 2022.
The Warriors | Arena Media 2016-17
Offspring | Endemol Shine 2015-16
Writer, Script Coordinator
Rescue: Special Ops | Endemol Southern Star 2009-2010
Script Researcher / Story Assistant
Broome | Nine Network Television 2009
The Young Doctors | Fremantle Media 2008
McLeod's Daughters | Millennium Television / Nine Network Television 2007-08
Trainee Script Editor
All Saints | Seven Network Television 2005 - 2006
Adjust Your Set London (digital agency), 2010 - 2017
Writer / Director, Camera Operator & Editor for
live action, animation, VFX and motion design campaigns
for Marks & Spencer, PayPal, Lynx, HSBC, Clinique, Allianz,
British Airways, Sotheby’s and Adidas.
Canon 5D III / 7D
Arri Alexa / Amira
Red Epic / Scarlet-X
Final Cut Pro
Adobe Creative Suite
Internet Explorer 7
Can balance 10 x one-dollar coins on her elbow