Genevieve Hegney is a graduate of NIDA and also holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Australia. During her career Genevieve has performed extensively in theatre, film and television.
Her theatre credits include INFLUENCE and TOT MUM (directed by Steven Soderbergh) for Sydney Theatre Company, PARRAMATTA GIRLS for Belvoir, TWELFTH NIGHT, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, JULIUS CAESAR and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING for the Bell Shakespeare Company, SOME EXPLICIT POLAROIDS for Darlinghurst Theatre and LOVE for Downstairs Belvoir, both nominated for ‘Best Independent Production’ at the Sydney Theatre Awards.
Her television credits include JANET KING (Series 2), THE KETTERING INCIDENT, HERE COME THE HABIBS! (Series 1-2), READY FOR THIS, THE MOODYS, CAMP, BEDHEAD, DEVIL’S DUST, RAKE, SPIRITED, ALL SAINTS, HOME AND AWAY, THE ALICE, OUT THERE (Series 1 & 2) which received an AFI award for ‘Best Children’s TV Series’.
Film roles include RIP TIDE, THE LITTLE DEATH directed by Josh Lawson, BURNING MAN directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, PRESERVATION, and HAPPY FEET. Short films include OUTBREAK GENERATION, RED INK and DESIRABLE for which she won Best Actress at the Kaleidoscope Film Festival.
Genevieve co-wrote, co-produced and acted in short film, THE AMBER AMULET which won numerous awards worldwide, including the 2013 Crystal Bear Award at the Berlin International Film Festival & won her an AWGIE for ‘Best Screenplay in a Short Film’.
Genevieve has written a six-part TV comedy series, UNQUALIFIED with Catherine Moore.