Caden is an early-career screenwriter, director, and producer originally from Far North Queensland, Australia. He got his start as a writer for the The Epoch Times in 2008.
He is currently a Screen Queensland sqhub resident who has completed two SQ Attachments this year (2019) - assisting on Robbie Hood and Monster Problems. Caden is working on a half-hour documentary that is in development with NITV. While Caden has temporarily relocated to Brisbane to work towards achieving some massive career goals, he sees himself as a Far North Queensland practitioner!
In 2018, Caden made inroads as a screenwriter with his first short drama Walter’s Ghost, which he also directed; produced with support from Screen Queensland. His writing was performed in Australia’s first Diversity Equity Showcase in 2018, and he’s in the Australian Writers’ Guild Pathways program.
He has worked in writer’s rooms as both a notetaker and writer on shows like Grace Beside Me and Black Comedy, and collaborated in the development of drama series with creators like Jon Bell (Redfern Now), Jane Allen (McCloud’s Daughters), and Beatrix Christian (Picnic at Hanging Rock).
Caden is focussed on developing his screenwriting and directing craft.