OTHER EUROSCRIPT CONSULTANTS, TUTORS AND BOARD MEMBERS
Nicola is a writer, director, producer, script editor and actor. She was born in London but worked for many years in film, TV and Theatre in Australia. As an actress, she was a resident character on Home And Away and has worked for the BBC, Radio 4, ABC, Channel 7, SBS, Southern Star, Sydney Theatre Company and Praxis Theatre.
Since her return to England she has made 18 short films and is in pre-production on her first feature. She’s on the Euroscript board, a member of the WGGB and Directors UK.
Having been an actor, presenter and stand-up, Anna started screenwriting over 15 years ago on the satirical impressionist show Dead Ringers - both for BBC Radio 4 and TV. Since then she has written for stage, TV and film, and currently has a feature project BERNIE’S GIFT in development with Danish/US production company Dreams Beyond Pictures with Hugh Bonneville attached.
Anna is also an award-winning short film writer-director. Her project I SEEK ASYLUM, starring Emma Thompson, was selected for 8 international film festivals, including being screened at BAFTA for Tri-Force Film Festival and winning a jury prize at the Social Justice Film Festival in the US.
For the past 5 years Anna has worked as a script consultant, supporting writers of various forms - shorts, TV series and features, and has a particular passion for dark comedy. Currently she is also mentoring a young novelist through her first book and an established female comic in the run-up to her next Edinburgh show.
Jo spent part of her career in Los Angeles and New York as a freelance journalist for various publications including as the US correspondent for LIVE! magazine. Back in the UK, Jo worked as staff script writer at Red Bee and as producer and script writer of commercials for Localstars and a number of corporate clients. She was a comedy sketch writer for Channel 4's highly acclaimed, Smack The Pony and her agent is currently submitting her first novel to publishers. She works as one of the Euroscript team of script doctors and is the producer of Euroscript's TableReads.
Alizée is a writer, French / English translator, and script reader originally from France. She studied filmmaking at the Arts University Bournemouth in England and at FAMU in the Czech Republic where she specialised in producing and screenwriting. Following her graduation, she began reading scripts while interning at different production companies in France, the Netherlands and England. Since then, she has been a reader for the NISIMASA European Short Pitch competition and is currently working on a feature length script.
ANJI LOMAN FIELD
Anji has been writing drama for television, radio and film for over two decades. A former contract writer for “EastEnders”, she has also written for BBC’s “Holby City” and “Doctors”. Her original plays for BBC Radio 4 have starred Penelope Wilton, David Tennant and Lucy Benjamin.
She penned 40 episodes of “Taste of Life” for BBC Media Action in Cambodia and was the creator and show-runner of “House of Many Windows”, a long running BBC Media Action TV drama series set in Vietnam.
Anji has written several issue-led films and the romantic comedy movie “Staying Single” for the Cambodian market and her work for the German market includes comedy drama series “Singles”, a TV movie “Email to God” and the comedy feature film “Love Scenes from Planet Earth”.
She was actively involved with the London Screenwriters’ Workshop for several years, running various courses and events. She has also taught at the London Institute (LCP), West Herts College and the RCA. Amongst her former students are Mike Bullen, creator of “Cold Feet” and writer/producer/director Sean McConville (“Deadline”; “The Quiet Hour”).
KEVAN TIDY (our legal advisor)
Kevan has many years of practical experience of the creative industries, first as a songwriter and musician and then as a specialist entertainment and intellectual property lawyer. His main aim as a lawyer is to ensure that creatives get a fair deal. He has worked as an in-house lawyer for Scottish TV and for several of the top national law firms.
He was also one of the founders of the International Entertainment Division of Arthur Andersen, the largest legal practice in the world. For the past five years he has run his own specialist law firm. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org and will be pleased to answer questions on copyright and other forms of intellectual property, media and entertainment law, how to read contracts and the pros and cons of setting up of companies.