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This is a very quick update to share the news that I’ve recently won FOUR film awards for my screenplay of THE STRANGER IN OUR BED. These are: RIO DE JANIERO WORLD FILM FESTIVAL: BEST WRITER. MILAN FILMMAKER AWARDS: BEST SCRIPT And the amazing double whammy from: PARIS LADY MOVIEMAKERS FESTIVAL: BEST SCRIPT WRITER and…

Laurels & More Laurels

As well as the film winning the National Film Awards for BEST THRILLER, the Screenplay for The Stranger In Our Bed has been entered into many Film Festivals this Autumn and it’s performing extremely well. Here are the laurels and festival statuses so far.        


Just a quick note to share that THE STRANGER IN OUR BED Screenplay has made it to the Semi-Finals in the Chicago Filmmaker Awards. I’m so thrilled to have, not only been nominated, but to have made it this far. The results are announced on 15 October which coincidentally is my birthday!!  

‘The House of Killers’ Optioned for TV Series

I’m delighted to share the news that THE HOUSE OF KILLERS has been optioned by Terri Dwyer at BuffaloDragon for a planned TV Series. As with these things it may take a while but I’ll keep you updated on progress. Needless to say I’m thrilled to be working once more with Terri and the #dreamteam…