awards & mentoring


Hula WINS Best Short Drama at Celtic Media Festival; Glasgow Short Film Festival Audience Award; Best Actress at Kinofilm Festival


Short film, Hula (co-writer) WINS ‘Best Drama’ at BAFTA New Talent Awards 2016


Children’s TV series, Ooglies, (as part of the writing team) WINS Best Children’s Short Form at  BAFTAs


Crossover Scotland Creative Lab: supported by Creative Scotland and Creative Skillset’s TV Skills Fund


Creative Scotland talent development programme, “Digital Storytelling… for a Change”; part of Creative Futures

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) 2013 Talent Lab

Avalon Mentorship with Siege Perilous, developing 1950s drama ‘Tantalus’


Feature development Network Scheme in conjunction with the Edinburgh International Film Festival with mentoring from Mia Bays and Kate Leys

Playwrights Studio Scotland Screenwriting (feature) residency with mentoring from Marten Rabarts (Binger FilmLab)

1 of ‘The Nine’ at Traverse Theatre, EIFF 2012, directed by Michael Hines


BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum


Santander Prize for Film & Creative Excellence – at Screen Academy

Vision Pictures Pitch Lab at EIFF 2010 with David Pope

MFA Advanced Film Practice (Distinction) – Screen Academy Scotland


BBC Scotland Writers Lab

Shortlisted in ‘The List’ shorts competition

Scottish Book Trust Screen Lab