ME & HER(PES)
Digital read through of Me & Her(pes) 2020
Me & Her(pes) is a 6 x 5 min queer rom-com series that follows Saffie and Bek after being brought back together by a diagnosis of - you guessed it - herpes. The series explores queerness, the stigma attached to STIs and the significant lack of sexual education - specifically for women and people with vaginas - in the LGBTQIA+ community.
Me & Her(pes) is created and written by Gemma Bird Matheson and Kasia Vickery and produced by Hannah Ngo and Bird Matheson. Monica Zanetti Script Edited the development of the series, with Vic Zerbst set to direct the series. Executive Produced by Bird Matheson and Alexandra Keddie. The series has been developed with the assistance of, and is principally funded for production, with the assistance of Screen Australia in association with Wear It Purple and ACON.
Me & Her(pes) is set to shoot in late June 2021 in Sydney.