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Alice Trueman is an award-winning scriptwriter with a Masters in Scriptwriting from Goldsmiths University of London where she was the double-winner of a film writing competition, which saw her early work showcased at BAFTA.


Since graduating in 2010, Alice has written for both screen and stage, and also worked as a script editor for 7 years, which included ghost-writing and developing numerous feature films.  During this time she beat 500 applicants to the post for the chance to work as a script editor for the BFI Film Fund. 

Further training has included being selected for BBC Drama Writing Workshops, a BFI Writer's Lab and a TalentLab at the London Screenwriting Festival.  Most recently Alice won BFI Network Film Hub, South East Stories: New Filmmaking Talent competition and has subsequently received one-to-one mentoring from a BFI Talent Development Executive.

Alice was an Artistic Director of Broken Leg Theatre company for several years, during this time she co-wrote two plays - the first won an Argus Angel Award at the Brighton Fringe and transferred to London, and the second was twice-funded by Arts Council England and toured around the UK receiving 4 & 5 stars reviews and a Lyn Gardner Pick of the Week.


“The dialogue was very naturalistic and I enjoyed the humour... You’re a very talented writer.” 

Rachelle Constant, Development of New Talent, BBC 

“The Film Fund were extremely impressed with the quality of your notes and analysis”. 

Jamie Wolpert, Development Executive, BFI Film Fund 

“In sixteen years of working in radio, television, theatre and film in both South Africa and the UK, I have not come across a sharper editing eye or a clearer, more intelligent analysis than yours”

Greig Coetzee

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

North West End

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