Jacqueline Feather is a New Zealand born America-based screenwriter for television and film. Her credits include Malice in Wonderland (1985), The King and I (1999) and Kung Fu Killer (2008). With her then writing partner David Seidler she is a four times nominee and one time winner of the Writers Guild of America Award, winning in 1989. Today, aside from her writing she is a Jungian Analyst in private practice and a Training Analyst at the C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California.
Born in New Zealand to art teacher parents, her grandfather was the theatre critic for National Radio. She took a B.F.A. at the University of Auckland in 1976 before moving to the United States in her early 20s where she followed a 25 year career as solo screenwriter and as a member of the Feather & Seidler writing team, with Academy Awards winner David Seidler. Among Feather's other screenplays are Another World (1981), Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica (1993), Dancing in the Dark (1995), Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (1988), Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1998), Quest for Camelot (1998), Come On Get Happy: The Partridge Family Story (1999) and Son of the Dragon (2008).
Having taken an M.A. in Counseling Psychology and a Ph.D in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology at the Pacifica Graduate Institute (2001–2008), today she is, along with writing, a Jungian Analyst in private practice and a Training Analyst at the C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California.
|Malice in Wonderland||
|Onassis: The Richest Man in the World||
|My Father, My Son||
|Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica||
|Dancing in the Dark||
|Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure||
||Walt Disney Television|
|Quest for Camelot||
|The King and I||
|Come On, Get Happy: The Partridge Family Story||
|Madeline: Lost in Paris||
|By Dawn's Early Light||
|Son of the Dragon||
||Hallmark Movie Channel|
|Kung Fu Killer||
Awards and nominationsEdit
|1989||Writers Guild of America Award||My Father, My Son||Original Long Form (with David Seidler)||Nominated|
|Onassis: The Richest Man in the World||Adapted Long Form (with David Seidler; tied with Susan Cooper for the Hallmark Hall of Fame episode "Foxfire".)||Won|
|2002||By Dawn's Early Light||Children's Script (with David Seidler)||Nominated|
|2009||Marc and the Space Invaders||Best unproduced animated screenplay (with David Seidler)||Nominated|