Stephen Sinclair is one of New Zealand's most successful playwrights and screenwriters. His play Ladies Night, co-written with Anthony McCarten, continues to be performed internationally. His other plays include Caramel Cream, Blowing It, and Braindead.
Stephen has had a long screenwriting partnership with Academy Award nominees Peter Jackson and Frances Walsh (Heavenly Creatures, The Frighteners). In 1990 he co-scripted the feature film Meet The Feebles and in 1991 Braindead, which subsequently won Best Screenplay at the 1993 New Zealand Film and Television Awards. He also worked with Fran and Peter on the scripts for the three-feature film adaptation of Lord of the Rings