Writer, director. Ainslie made her writing debut on season one of Network Ten’s Playing For Keeps and has since written on Network Ten’s mystery-drama series My Life Is Murder, season two of Playing For Keeps and is currently developing season two of 600 Bottles of Wine.
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. Currently available on BBC iPlayer, YLE (Finland), iTunes (UK & Aus) and Google Play. The series has screened on BBC Three, 10 Peach, 10 Play, Virgin Australia In-Flight Entertainment, TVNZ OnDemand and scheduled to screen 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. Ainslie is also on board to direct the absurdist short-form comedy series Will Cult For Food, in development with Four Leg Films.