Writing

Writing

Achievements and Awards in Writing

Selected for the BFI Network BAFTA Crew 2019 emerging talent programme as a writer for screen.

Winner of the 'Tomorrow at Noon' commissioning competition at London's Jermyn Street Theatre, with new one act play, 'Glimpse', performed May 2018 and published by Oberon Books.

Playscript, 'Station IX', selected and performed as part of a New Writing Westend Showcase, at The Criterion Theatre, London, 2016.

Finalist in the 'Star Wars Fan Film' competition (Audience's Choice Category) with co-written short film, 'Runners', 2016.

Winner of the 'Words and Women' commissioning competition with new stage play, 'Trouble and Strife', published by Unthank Books, 2015.

Poem, 'Thirteen Missing', selected for publication by Accent Press, 2014.

One act stage play, 'Jigsaw',  selected and performed in the Lost One Act Festival, London, 2011.

Winner of the Pubscripts competiton, with 'Sunday Morning Waiting', touring Cumbria, 2008.

Short story. '...but that is who you are', selected for publication by Loving Healing Press, 2007.

Awarded Arts Council funding for 2 x co-written films, 'Lost and Broken' and 'Paths of Faith', written and filmed in Europe, 2006.

Invited to the Royal Court's Young Writers Programme, 2006.

Winner of the Special Award for Diversity at the Lost One Act Festival, with 'The Fourth Photo', London, 2005.

Nominated for Best New Writing at the Lost One Act Festival, with 'The Fourth Photo', London, 2005.

Winner of the North Westminster Festival of New Writing, with co-written play 'Bed and Breakfast', London, 2002.

 

Published Work

'Glimpse', stage play published by Oberon Books, as part of Tomorrow at Noon, 2018.

'Trouble and Strife', stage play published by Unthank Books, as part of Words and Women 2, 2015.

'Thirteen Missing', poem published by Accent Press, as part of anthology Behind Many Doors in conjunction with Literature Wales, 2014.

'Motherhood', a one page play, exhibited by The Sherman Theatre, Cardiff as part of the Play on A Page Exhibition, 2012.

Numerous articles and reviews for Starts, a quarterly online arts listings magazine, 2009.

'...but that is who you are', a short story, published by Loving Healing Press as part of anthology The Story that Must be Told - True Tales of Transformation, 2007.

Professionally Produced Theatre and Film

'Glimpse' (Play), staged at The Jermyn Street Theatre, London, 2018. Produced by The Jermyn Street Theatre and Stella Powell-Jones.

'Station IX' (Play Showcase), The Criterion Theatre, London, 2016. Produced by New Writing at The Criterion.

'Runners' (Co-written Short Film), filmed in UK, 2016. Produced by Lawrence Essex.

'Trouble and Strife' (Play), staged reading at The Curve, Norwich, 2015. Produced by Words and Women.

'Through A Child's Eyes' (Co-written Play), staged at The Da Vinci Theatre, Letchworth, 2014. Produced by LYPC.

'Jigsaw' (Play), staged at The Lost Theatre, London, 2010. Produced by Peppermint Muse.

'Sunday Morning Waiting' (Play), toured Cumbria, 2008. Produced by Pubsripts.

'Lost and Broken' (Co-written Short Film), filmed in Budapest, 2005. Produced by Off Schedule Films.

'Paths of Faith' (Co-written Short Film), filmed in Milan, 2005. Produced by Off Schedule Films.

'The Fourth Photo' (Play), staged at the Diorama Theatre, London, 2005. Produced by Jumping the Tracks Theatre.

'Bed and Breakfast' (Play), staged at the Yaa Asantewaa, London, 2002. Produced by JAM Theatre.

 

Writing Positions

Script Consultant - Pontius Pilot, US feature film, 2018.

Script Consultant - Ultimate Adventure, sci-fi/ fantasy TV pilot, 2017.

Writing Director/ Scriptwriter/ Script Editor - Through A Child's Eyes, Letchworth Arts Centre WW1 Community Theatre Project, 2014.

Arts Editor -  Starts Arts Magazine, writing, editing and collating articles, reviews and listings for arts events in Hertfordshire, 2009.

Collaborator/ Co-writer - Ghost Junction, a youth community theatre project with Rhapsode Arts, 2009.

 

'Jenny writes with raw but refreshing intimacy - captivating material well executed.'

Kyle Gustafson, Theatre Producer