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Lecturer, BFA Screenwriting, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, The University of Melbourne

Philippa Burne is a writer, specialising in screenwriting and prose.

Currently Philippa teaches screenwriting at the Victorian College of the Arts (University of Melbourne). She co-ordinates 3rd year of the BFA (Screenwriting) and the Film and Television Honours programme.

She has published a novel, short stories and since 2000 has worked as a screenwriter in Australia, Europe and the USA.

Philippa holds an MFA (Creative Writing) from Kingston University London.


  • –present
    Sessional Tutor in Creative Writing, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne