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Fiona Samuel is an award-winning writer and director for television & film.  

In a three-decade career she has created a body of work that puts the female experience front and centre, from her ground-breaking television drama series The Marching Girls featuring ten young female leads, to an acclaimed trilogy of feature-length dramas Piece of My Heart, Bliss, and Consent.  

Telling the true story of New Zealander Louise Nicholas and her 25-year battle for justice after accusing three senior policemen of rape, Consent won multiple awards and achieved both critical acclaim and deep audience engagement.  

Fiona Samuel is an NZ Arts Foundation Laureate, an MNZM for services to television and theatre and the co-president of the NZ Writers Guild.