Kath Dolheguy

Katherine Dolheguy

Teacher - Prof Writing & Screenwriting

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Contact details

   VEProf Writing & Screen Writing


  Email katherine.dolheguy@rmit.edu.au


   Campus: Melbourne City


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Profile photo of Kath Dolheguy. Kath is standing in front of a grey wall, at a slight angle to the camera. Photo is taken from the shoulders to the top of Kath's head. Kath is wearing a black top and has some of their hair covering the right side of their face. Kath is looking at the camera and smiling.

Contact details

   VEProf Writing & Screen Writing


  Email: katherine.dolheguy@rmit.edu.au


   Campus: Melbourne City


Programs

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Kath is a writer, story developer and director with a focus on feature, narrative comedy and adaption. Kath teaches at RMIT and teaches and mentors at VCA.

Overview

Kath’s writing career spans print, radio, TV, commercial campaigns and comedy (MICF, ABC).

Their story studio Ordinary World is a story first production label that consults on bigger projects for producers/advertisers and is about to shoot their first short form narrative series.

They are driven to see the film and television industry accessible to creators traditionally excluded.

Ordinary World creates from lived experience and seeks to be a talent escalator for production and creative crew from non-affluent backgrounds, neurodiverse and queer creators.

Kath also volunteers as an RMIT Pride Mentor.

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Industry experience

  • Original and adaption feature projects in active development
  • Original narrative comedy series in active development
  • TV series development - 1 hour & ½ hour - original & adaption
  • Narrative scripting - branding - TV, radio and online
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Research

  • Trauma informed character development
  • Jung and character development
  • Narrative comedy structure
  • Approaches to feature structure

Research keywords

Narrative comedy, cause and effect, characters and trauma, Kath & Kim

Research output summary

7

Awards

3

Credits

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Awards

Full scholarship 'Tenacity Lab' with Compton School & Canberra University

Award date: 2021

Recipients: Kath Dolheguy

Gender Matters Connect Screen Australia & WIFT recipe

Award date: 2021

Recipients: Kath Dolheguy

Winner - Screen Canberra ‘Accelerator Pod’

Award date: 2016

Recipients: Kath Dolheguy

Key awards by year

  • Selected for Film Victoria ‘Plot Twist’ VR Lab - 2019
  • Top 10 - Australian Writers Guild - Insite Award - 2015
  • Runner Up - Fresh Voices International Screenwriting Comp - 2016
  • MICF - Funny Tonne - Winner - 2011
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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.