An award-winning writer/director, Alice's short films have screened internationally from Berlin to Brazil, Poland to Paris, LA to London and at over 30 film festivals worldwide, including official selections for BFI Flare Festival, British Shorts, Berlin and Raindance Film Festival.
She has directed and written professional projects for clients such as TikTok, The WildLife Trust and AXA whilst her narrative short films have received funding and accolades from the British Film Institute and Red Rock Entertainment and her plays have toured the UK with Art Council England funding.
Alice is currently writing her first feature which was chosen for a BFI Writer's Lab during early development. She has previously been selected for BBC Drama Writing Workshops, a TalentLab at the London Screenwriting Festival, and beat 500 applicants for the chance to work as a script editor for the BFI.
Alice is a BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew Alumni and has an MA in Screenwriting from Goldsmith's University of London. Alice also freelances as a film editor where her directing and writing skills benefit and enhance the work, whatever the brief. Storytelling is at the heart of everything.
Film credits include: The Cost of Living (writer/director, BFI.NETWORK funded short film; Officially Selected for 20+ festivals internationally, receiving multiple awards and nominations, see www.alice-trueman.com/thecostofliving for details); Spoon the Prune (sketch webseries, writer/director, broadcast on local television stations across the UK, over 20K organic views online and chosen for the prestigious Tribeca N.O.W. Digital Creators Market 2019 as well as Raindance Film Festival Webfest 2019); Jas (short, writer/director - Winner of BFI Network "South East Stories New Filmmaking Competition"; Winner of the Red Rock Entertainment Film Prize, Winner of Best Foreign Film at City of Angels Women's festival; Shortlisted for Performance Short Film Competition; Officially Selected for BFI Flare; Norwich Film Festival; City Of Angels Film Festival; Cambridge Film Festival; CineCity Film Festival); Egg (short, writer/director - Officially Selected for London Short Film Festival ; Underwire Film Festival; British Shorts, Berlin; Reel Women, Cambridge; Encounters Film Festival; Aesthetica Short Film Festival; Nominated for 3 awards); Pigs Don’t Fly… (short, writer, Officially Selected for TIFFxinstagram; Kiev International Film Festival; GoShort Film Festival); 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); The Quadrivium Project (feature treatment writer - Coincidence Productions).
Theatre credits include: Three Generations of Women (playwright commissioned by Arts Council England and further funded to tour to 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); and My Second Life (Greenwich Theatre, London; The Nightingale Theatre, Brighton - winner of an Argus Angel Award).