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AWARDS

2022

Winner of 2nd Best of the Fest, Best Actor and Best Cinematography at Feel the Reel Festival

Underwire Film Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

LGBT+ Film Festival in Poland Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Official selection Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Film Maudit 2.0 Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Winner Best Sci-fi/Fantasy at Night of Comedy Shorts(THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Winner Best Short Movie at Absurd Film Festival (IMDb accredited) - (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Finalist for Best British Film, Best Queer Film and Outstanding Lead Performance at Lonely Wolf International Festival (IMDb accredited)  - (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

FilmPride Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Women X Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)
 

2021

Winner of the Audience Award at Brooklyn Horror Festival (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

BFI Flare Festival (BAFTA qualifying) Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Raindance Film Festival (BAFTA & Oscar qualifying) Official Selection

Norwich Film Festival (BAFTA & BIFA qualifying) Official Selection

Festival Mix Milano Official Selection

Cambridge Film Festival BFI showcase 2021

7th IMMAGINARIA International Film Festival of Lesbians & Other Rebellious Women 2021 Official Selection

2019

Awarded BFI Short Film Funding (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

 

Winner of Best Foreign Film at City Of Angel's festival (JAS - writer/director)

 

City Of Angel's Women's Film Festival Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

Raindance Film Festival Webfest Official Selection (SPOON THE PRUNE - writer/director)

 

Longlisted for the Funny Women Comedy Shorts Award (SPOON THE PRUNE - writer/director)

 

Selected for the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew

 

Invited to take part in the Tribeca Film Festival N.O.W. Digital Creators Market (SPOON THE PRUNE - writer/director)

 

BFI Flare Festival, Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

 

 

2018

 

Selected for a BFI Writer’s Lab with Kate Leys (THE COST OF LIVING - scriptwriter)

 

Winner of Film Hub South East / BFI NETWORK competition; 'South East Stories, New Filmmaking Talent’ (JAS - writer/director)

 

ChortsFest, The Comedy Crowd (SPOON THE PRUNE - writer/director)

 

Shortlisted for Performance Short Film Competition (JAS - writer/director)

 

Cambridge Film Festival, Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

Norwich Film Festival, Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

CineCity Film Festival, Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

 

2017

 

GoShort Film Festival, Official Selection, dir. Hannah Jacobs (PIGS DON’T FLY... - screenwriter)

 

Kiev International Film Festival, Official Selection, dir. Hannah Jacobs (PIGS DON’T FLY... - screenwriter)

 

TIFFxinstagram Shorts, Official Selection, dir. Hannah Jacobs (PIGS DON’T FLY... - screenwriter)

 

 

2016

 

Winner of the CBBC Anim8 scheme, created by Hannah Jacobs and Victoria Manifold

(MYSTERY SOUP - co-scriptwriter and concept development)

 

Winner of Red Rock Entertainment Film Award (JAS - screenwriter and live pitch)

 

Lyn Gardner Pick of the Week (THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

 

Theatre production toured the UK, including a week’s run at London’s Greenwich Theatre and performances at the Lowry, Salford;

the Carriageworks, Leeds; and The Old Market Theatre, Brighton, dir. Ria Parry

(THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

Nominated for Best Low Budget Short at the London Short Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

London Short Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

British Shorts, Berlin, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

Encounters Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

Aesthetica Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

 

2015

Recipient of a Grants for the Arts Award from the Arts Council England to tour a new play

(THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

 

Nominated for the XX Award at Underwire Film Festival (EGG - writer/director)

 

Underwire Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

Longlisted for the Old Vic 12

2014

 

Rehearsed Reading at London’s Greenwich Theatre (THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

 

Recipient of a Grants for the Arts Award from the Arts Council England to fund the R&D process of a new play

(THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

2013

 

Selected for BBC Continuing Drama workshops with Rachelle Constant, David Roden and Kathleen McLynn

 

Selected for a Script Editing opportunity at the BFI Film Fund with Jamie Wolpert and Shona Collins 

 

 

2012

 

Short play staged at NSH Arts as part of London Calling Plays, The Clash Project, co-produced by London New Play Festival

(HATEFUL - playwright)

 

Nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award (THE RIPPLE EFFECT - playwright)

 

Rehearsed reading at the Globe Theatre, dir. Choon Ping (THE RIPPLE EFFECT - playwright)

 

Shortlisted for the Funny Women Writing Award (THE REAL THING - screenwriter)

 

Selected for Luke Ryan’s ScriptLab at the London Screenwriters’ Festival (PERCEPTIONS - screenwriter)

 

Transfer to Greenwich Theatre as part of the Emerging Artists festival (MY SECOND LIFE co-written with Anna Jefferson)

 

Short play staged at Theatre 503, dir. Choon Ping (HAPPY EVER AFTER - playwright)

 

 

2011

 

Winner of the Best Short Film at ShortCutz, London (THE AFTERMATH - screenwriter)

 

Cornwall Film Festival Official Selection (THE AFTERMATH - screenwriter)

 

BAFTA showcase (THE AFTERMATH & THE REAL THING - screenwriter)

 

Winner of an Ideastap Writing Competition, cash prize (EGG - screenwriter)

 

Graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London with an MA in Scriptwriting for Film, TV & Radio

 

 

2010

 

Double Winner of Goldsmiths Best Short Script Competition (THE AFTERMATH & THE REAL THING - screenwriter)

 

Winner of an Argus Angel Award for Artistic Excellence at the Brighton Fringe, dir. Anna Jefferson

(MY SECOND LIFE - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

Theatre production at the Nightingale Theatre, Brighton, dir. Anna Jefferson

(MY SECOND LIFE - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

2022

Winner of 2nd Best of the Fest, Best Actor and Best Cinematography at Feel the Reel Festival

Underwire Film Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

LGBT+ Film Festival in Poland Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Official selection Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Film Maudit 2.0 Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Winner Best Sci-fi/Fantasy at Night of Comedy Shorts - (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Winner Best Short Movie at Absurd Film Festival (IMDb accredited) - (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Finalist for Best British Film, Best Queer Film and Outstanding Lead Performance at Lonely Wolf International Festival (IMDb accredited)  - (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

FilmPride Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Women X Festival Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)
 

2021

Winner of the Audience Award at Brooklyn Horror Festival (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

BFI Flare Festival (BAFTA qualifying) Official Selection (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

Raindance Film Festival (BAFTA & Oscar qualifying) Official Selection

Norwich Film Festival (BAFTA & BIFA qualifying) Official Selection

Festival Mix Milano Official Selection

Cambridge Film Festival BFI showcase 2021

7th IMMAGINARIA International Film Festival of Lesbians & Other Rebellious Women 2021 Official Selection

2019

Awarded BFI Short Film Funding (THE COST OF LIVING - writer/director)

 

Winner of Best Foreign Film at City Of Angel's festival (JAS - writer/director)

 

City Of Angel's Women's Film Festival Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

Raindance Film Festival Webfest Official Selection (SPOON THE PRUNE - writer/director)

 

Longlisted for the Funny Women Comedy Shorts Award (SPOON THE PRUNE - writer/director)

 

Selected for the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew

 

Invited to take part in the Tribeca Film Festival N.O.W. Digital Creators Market (SPOON THE PRUNE - writer/director)

 

BFI Flare Festival, Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

 

 

2018

 

Selected for a BFI Writer’s Lab with Kate Leys (THE COST OF LIVING - scriptwriter)

 

Winner of Film Hub South East / BFI NETWORK competition; 'South East Stories, New Filmmaking Talent’ (JAS - writer/director)

 

ChortsFest, The Comedy Crowd (SPOON THE PRUNE - writer/director)

 

Shortlisted for Performance Short Film Competition (JAS - writer/director)

 

Cambridge Film Festival, Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

Norwich Film Festival, Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

CineCity Film Festival, Official Selection (JAS - writer/director)

 

 

2017

 

GoShort Film Festival, Official Selection, dir. Hannah Jacobs (PIGS DON’T FLY... - screenwriter)

 

Kiev International Film Festival, Official Selection, dir. Hannah Jacobs (PIGS DON’T FLY... - screenwriter)

 

TIFFxinstagram Shorts, Official Selection, dir. Hannah Jacobs (PIGS DON’T FLY... - screenwriter)

 

 

2016

 

Winner of the CBBC Anim8 scheme, created by Hannah Jacobs and Victoria Manifold

(MYSTERY SOUP - co-scriptwriter and concept development)

 

Winner of Red Rock Entertainment Film Award (JAS - screenwriter and live pitch)

 

Lyn Gardner Pick of the Week (THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

 

Theatre production toured the UK, including a week’s run at London’s Greenwich Theatre and performances at the Lowry, Salford;

the Carriageworks, Leeds; and The Old Market Theatre, Brighton, dir. Ria Parry

(THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

Nominated for Best Low Budget Short at the London Short Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

London Short Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

British Shorts, Berlin, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

Encounters Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

Aesthetica Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

 

2015

Recipient of a Grants for the Arts Award from the Arts Council England to tour a new play

(THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

 

Nominated for the XX Award at Underwire Film Festival (EGG - writer/director)

 

Underwire Film Festival, Official Selection (EGG - writer/director)

 

Longlisted for the Old Vic 12

2014

 

Rehearsed Reading at London’s Greenwich Theatre (THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

 

Recipient of a Grants for the Arts Award from the Arts Council England to fund the R&D process of a new play

(THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

2013

 

Selected for BBC Continuing Drama workshops with Rachelle Constant, David Roden and Kathleen McLynn

 

Selected for a Script Editing opportunity at the BFI Film Fund with Jamie Wolpert and Shona Collins 

 

 

2012

 

Short play staged at NSH Arts as part of London Calling Plays, The Clash Project, co-produced by London New Play Festival

(HATEFUL - playwright)

 

Nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award (THE RIPPLE EFFECT - playwright)

 

Rehearsed reading at the Globe Theatre, dir. Choon Ping (THE RIPPLE EFFECT - playwright)

 

Shortlisted for the Funny Women Writing Award (THE REAL THING - screenwriter)

 

Selected for Luke Ryan’s ScriptLab at the London Screenwriters’ Festival (PERCEPTIONS - screenwriter)

 

Transfer to Greenwich Theatre as part of the Emerging Artists festival (MY SECOND LIFE co-written with Anna Jefferson)

 

Short play staged at Theatre 503, dir. Choon Ping (HAPPY EVER AFTER - playwright)

 

 

2011

 

Winner of the Best Short Film at ShortCutz, London (THE AFTERMATH - screenwriter)

 

Cornwall Film Festival Official Selection (THE AFTERMATH - screenwriter)

 

BAFTA showcase (THE AFTERMATH & THE REAL THING - screenwriter)

 

Winner of an Ideastap Writing Competition, cash prize (EGG - screenwriter)

 

Graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London with an MA in Scriptwriting for Film, TV & Radio

 

 

2010

 

Double Winner of Goldsmiths Best Short Script Competition (THE AFTERMATH & THE REAL THING - screenwriter)

 

Winner of an Argus Angel Award for Artistic Excellence at the Brighton Fringe, dir. Anna Jefferson

(MY SECOND LIFE - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

Theatre production at the Nightingale Theatre, Brighton, dir. Anna Jefferson

(MY SECOND LIFE - playwright, co-written with Anna Jefferson)

freelance filmmaker,

female filmmaker,

freelance editor,

professional screenwriter,

professional filmmaker London,