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Alice Trueman is an award-winning scriptwriter and filmmaker, and a freelance script and film editor. She is currently developing two, original feature film concepts, both with producers attached, and has recently completed her second directorial short film, JAS, which won the 2016 Red Rock Entertainment Film Prize and has been selected for this year’s short film corner at Cannes Film Festival.  Alice’s first short film as a director, EGG, starred Sally Phillips and was supported by Alan Bennett and Ideastap. It has screened at various festivals, including Official Selections for Encounters Film Festival, Aesthetica Film Festival and London Short Film Festival.  Alice recently worked extensively on the BBC Anim8 competition winner, MYSTERY SOUP, developing and writing the concept with series’ creators Hannah Jacobs & Victoria Manifold.  As a film editor she has worked on projects for Penguin, Harvard University, FremantleMedia, and on a SXSW 2017 Officially Selected music video.  Alice was recently commissioned to direct her first ever music video - Tom Rosenthal’s “What’s Getting You Down, James?” which is now available to watch online.

Alice is also joint-artistic director of Broken Leg TheatreIn Spring 2016, her new play, THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN, co-written with Anna Jefferson, received 5 star and 4.5 star reviews, and a Lyn Gardner Pick Of The Week, during its UK tour: 

‘a pure delight, a well performed and expertly devised masterpiece’

The Argus (5 stars)

‘An outstanding play...truly spectacular and I can’t recommend it enough’

North West End

‘An immaculate performance...stunned not just the women in the audience but the men, not only the younger generations but the older ones’

State of the Arts

Alice has an MA in Scriptwriting from Goldsmiths University of London where she was made a double winner of their film competition which saw her early work showcased at BAFTA.  Since graduating she has gone on to work on projects for both screen and stage, and was selected by the BBC for one of their Continuing Drama trainee programmes. Alice is also a trained Script Editor, Story Consultant and Script Doctor who has worked for the BFI Film Fund, on a project under development with the BBC, and with innumerable filmmakers, to help them strengthen their own scripts.

Film credits include: Jas (short, writer/director - upcoming; winner of the Red Rock Entertainment Film Prize); Egg (short, writer/director - London Short Film Festival official selection; Underwire Film Festival Official Selection; British Shorts, Berlin, Official Selection; Reel Women, Cambridge; Encounters Film Festival, Official Selection, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Official Selection); Mystery Soup (writer/concept development, winner of BBC Anim8, dir. Hannah Jacobs & Victoria Manifold); Hitch 60 (feature story development/treatment writer - selected for QUMRA17, dir. Sara Al Obaidly); Solider Bee (short, script editor, dir. Alex Hardy); Son Of Heracles (feature, script editor, dir. Alperen Emirzeoglu); Spy House (tv pilot, script editor, slated 2018); (The Aftermath (short, writer - BAFTA, Cornwall Film Festival official selection, the TriSpace Gallery and winner of ShortCutz London May 2011); The Real Thing (short, writer - BAFTA and shortlisted for the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award 2012); When I Grew Up (short, writer/director - Trinity Leeds); The Quadrivium Project (feature treatment writer - Coincidence Productions).

Theatre credits include: Three Generations of Women (Greenwich Theatre, London; The Lowry, Manchester; The Old Market, Brighton; and CarriageWorks Theatre, Leeds); Hateful (439 Mile End Studio); The Ripple Effect (reading at The Globe - nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2013); Happy Ever After (Theatre503); My Second Life (Greenwich Theatre and The Nightingale Theatre - winner of an Argus Angel Award), and Revenge Is Sweet (Workshop Theatre, Leeds).