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Aidee Walker plays Jen


Aidee has worked consistently in New Zealand film, theatre and television for the past decade since graduating from The School of Performing and Screen Arts at Unitec in Auckland.

She is most well known for her role as Draska in the iconic Outrageous Fortune.

After returning to New Zealand from years of living, performing and studying abroad, Aidee began to write and perform her own work and soon made the transition to writing and directing film.

Her debut short film, The F.E.U.C., was officially selected for the Palm Springs Short Film Festival in California and the Show Me Shorts Festival in NZ.

Her second short, Friday Tigers, was funded by the NZ Film Commission's Fresh Shorts scheme, and upon its release was officially selected for the Melbourne International Film Festival, where she was handpicked to attend the Accelerator Program. It has subsequently won both Best Short Film and the Audience Award at the New Zealand International Film Festival.

Aidee received a Moa nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in feature film, How to Meet Girls from a Distance and was nominated in the Best Short Film and Actress categories at the Moas, 2013 for Friday Tigers.

She was also a finalist for best short film script at the NZ Writers Awards and has just received an early development grant for her first feature film through the NZ Writers Guild.

Aidee currently stars in NZ prime time series Step Dave and Australian teenage Sci Fi, Nowhere Boys.

She was a finalist in the Woman to Watch category at the 2014 Women in Film and TV Awards and has just filmed her third short film also funded by the NZFC, Break in the Weather.

Aidee has also joined the writing and story lining team for the second season of Step Dave.


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