Ivy Mak - Actor / Writer / Producer

Ivy Mak is an actor, writer and producer whose short films and webseries have screened and won awards worldwide. Most recently she co-wrote and co-produced the ten-part mystery comedy webseries, SYDNEY SLEUTHERS, for Filmaka executive produced by Deepak Nayar. The series was selected at NYC Webfest, die Seriale 2020, and won awards at Asia Web Awards 2019 and Oniros Film Awards 2020. She has also worked at Essential Media and Entertainment as a Drama Development Coordinator, Easy Tiger Productions as a Producer, and developed other scripted projects for AMPEL and A-LIST ENTERTAINMENT as Development Producer and Beyond Entertainment as Assistant Producer.

Acting credits include Simon Stone's feature film THE DAUGHTER (Sydney Film Festival), CARELESS LOVE (dir: John Duigan), THE HOME SONG STORIES (dir: Tony Ayres, AFI & Golden Horse award winner 2008), SLEEPING BEAUTY (dir: Julia Leigh, Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2011), RANDOM 8 (dir: Kathryn Millard, 2011), and HAPPY FEET 2 (dir: George Miller, 2012). Television credits include THE GLOAMING, PULSE, JACK IRISH, THE PRINCIPAL, JANET KING, COPS L.A.C., ALL SAINTS, WHITE COLLAR BLUE, A MODEL DAUGHTER: THE KILLING OF CAROLINE BYRNE and children’s television shows MY PLACE 2 and MAGICAL TALES. Ivy also worked on award-winning webseries HIGH LIFE and ULTIMATE FANJ.

In theatre, Ivy acted in MCREELE and QED for Ensemble Theatre, the national tour of MONKEY…JOURNEY TO THE WEST for Theatre of Image and the "24-hour Play Generator" for Griffin Theatre. She wrote and acted in the AWGIE nominated play THE QUIET BROTHER staged at Downstairs Belvoir. She has also participated in improvised shows at The Roxbury Hotel and El Rocco Bar. Most recently, she worked on Sydney Theatre Company’s Patrick White Award Presentation of new play MIRROR’S EDGE. She has also worked as an actor in developing works presented at Playwriting Australia, Griffin Theatre and Riverside Theatre.