Actor, Writer and Journalist
Belinda has appeared as an actor on television, film and stage. The hit comedy webseries ‘HActresses – Series 1,’ which she co-wrote, co-created, co-produced and starred in screened and streamed on 9Go! and 9Now respectively. The series also gained official selection and garnered a slew of nominations on the international festival circuit including: HollyWeb 2018 (L.A), International Online Web Festival (I.O.W.F) 2018 (U.K) (Winner of Best Upcoming Actress), Web Series Festival Global 2018 (L.A) (Finalist), Moving Parts Festival 2018 (L.A) (Semi-Finalist and Finalist), Asia Web Awards 2018 (Seoul, Korea) (nominated for Best Sketch Comedy and Best Ensemble Cast) and Apulia Web Fest 2019 (Italy).
Her other recent film, television and web credits include: ‘Rostered On – Series 2 (7Mate) (the promo clip of this scene went viral with other 4 million views on Facebook),’ ‘The Cult of the Family (ABC), ‘Dave’ (Channel 10 Pilot Season) and ‘Night Mayor’ (web series).
Her theatre credits include: ‘Mate’ (Belvoir Street) ‘Albatross,’ ‘Rave New World,’ ‘Elixir,’ ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ ‘Blood Wedding,’ and ‘Daddy Would Come.’ Her screen and stage writing credits include: ‘HActresses – Series 1,’ ‘Nylon Nights’ (La Mama – The Carlton Courthouse) and ‘Daddy Would Come.’ As a recipient of the 2019 ‘In One Act Playwright’s Program,’ she developed the play ‘Factory’ through a series of workshops and rehearsed readings. She has trained as a performer at the VCA and at St Martins (as a recipient of The Be Your Best Acting Scholarship Program).
As well as performing and screenwriting, Belinda has also worked as a journalist. For television, she worked as a news reporter for WIN News and Southern Cross News and as a presenter on the music show: ‘Noise TV’ (SBS) and the live entertainment show ‘1700’ which she co-hosted. She also worked as a presenter on the breakfast radio show ‘The Hoist.’
Belinda holds the following qualifications: Bachelor of Arts – Majors: English and Gender Studies (The University of Melbourne), Postgraduate Diploma – Journalism (Deakin University) and Postgraduate Diploma – Teaching – Majors: English and Psychology (The University of Melbourne) (Masters deferred). Belinda’s passion for gender and sexual politics is life-long and is reflected in her current slate of projects.