Writing for the screen...
TV, short film and feature projects I am writing and developing.
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Short Circuit Convergence (BFI / Screen Scotland) - Screenwriter 2021
Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Hub: Script Starter 2022
Short Film | View Here
When faced with a difficult decision, Nancy chose "The Chip" for herself. With next to nothing known about the side-effects, Chipped Nancy can’t figure out if she’s being haunted by the technology or what’s left of her own mind.
Indie Short Fest L..A. Official Selection (Semi-Finalist for Best SciFi Short and Best Actress)
Phoenix International Short Film Festival, Ontario Award Winner (Best SciFi /Fantasy Short)
London Indie Short Film Festival Official Selection (Best UK Narrative Short)
Lift Off Global Networks First Time Filmmaker Sessions Official Selection (Best Narrative Fiction Short).
UK Seasonal Short Film Festival's Honourable Mention in Spring 2021 round of selections.
Across the Pond
Comedy-Drama for TV / Streaming
A Scottish girl and a closeted New York guy intersect at a for-profit acting school. As reality interrupts fantasy, they meet their insecurities head on and become a chosen family in the process.
70% inspired by true events and 30% creative license. Across the Pond is based on the real lives of the writers - Louise Oliver (Scotland) and Michael Finnigan (New York) - who ran away from the trauma of their old lives to start again in New York. It’s the story of when they met and fell in platonic love at a for-profit acting school in Manhattan. It’s the story of what happened next. Of chasing dreams and exorcising demons
Out of the Woods
Feature Film | Comedy-Drama
Two siblings reconnect after the death of their father. His posthumous wishes take them on a trip to the decaying Scottish seaside town of their youth. Out of the Woods is a touching and quirky exploration of being the collateral damage of broken parents. It’s “Little Miss Sunshine” meets “Withnail and I”.
Semi-finalist in the 2020 Screencraft Virtual Pitch Competition
Top 23% of discoverable projects on Coverfly
Dystopian Drama for TV / Streaming
It's 2101 and the world has been ravaged by climate collapse. Scotland remains one of the last refuges on the planet where water is an abundant resource. Those who call Scotland home must battle the elements, politics and something even more sinister to protect it and what remains of life on earth.
Kelpie (working title)
Feature Film | Horror
In an endeavour to heal from the grief of losing her troubled mother, Anna joins an all female wild swimming group. She encounters something in the water that changes her forever.
Short Film | Comedy-Action
Hot Fuzz meets Oceans 8 set in a community hall in Glasgow. A Scottish, feminist, action-packed, comedy short.