Writer, director, actor. Ainslie made her network writing debut writing for Network Ten’s series Playing For Keeps and is co-writing the pilot episode for the half-hour satirical comedy, Public Relations. She is currently writing on Network Ten’s new mystery-drama series, My Life Is Murder, starring Lucy Lawless.
Ainslie directed, script edited and co-edited the 8 x 9’ web series 600 Bottles of Wine. It is one of the earliest examples of an independently funded web series which, in 2018, had its world premiere on BBC Three in a dually purposed 4 x 18’ format. The series is currently available on BBC Three, BBC iPlayer, 10 Peach, 10 Play, Virgin Australia In-Flight Entertainment, TVNZ OnDemand and soon to be released on BBC One and BBC Two.
Ainslie currently has two half-hour comedies in development: ReBoot, in development with Photoplay Films and Public Relations, co-created by Claire Phillips, Sarah Bishop and Ainslie Clouston, in development with Revlover Films. In 2016 Public Relations was a recipient of Screen Australia’s Gender Matters: Brilliant Stories funding.