Kodie Bedford started as a cadet journalist for SBS in 2008 and then moved to the ABC as a researcher for documentary series Message Stick. Since leaving the ABC Kodie has co-founded Indigenous arts group Cope ST Collective. Her credits include her short film Last Drinks at Frida’s, short horror film Scout, and writing for the critically acclaimed ABC drama series’ Mystery Road and Grace Beside Me. Bedford is currently working on a feature film with funding from Screen Australia, and her own play Cursed! for which Bedford received the Balnaves Fellowship for 2019, and is set to be staged for the Belvoir Theatre 2020 season.