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Agent: Ed Hughes

Keith Storrier is a Scottish writer with multiple, competition placing scripts and short films garnering praise and acclaim.

His host of comedy shorts also display a vivid range of styles and voices and he has twice been selected to join a pool of writers by TV companies tasked with creating new comedy projects. He is also represented in the US by Abram Nalibotsky at Verve.

 

Feature Films:

WILLIAM McGONAGALL: THE LIFE AND RHYMES

Original spec. Comedy biopic.
Made semi-finals of 2013 Screenwriting Goldmine competition.
“…an engaging introduction to this unlikely hero and the script succeeds in its intention to reveal the human figure behind his unlikely verses.” – BBC Writersroom
“…admirably written.” – The Salt Company

THE SLEEPER

Original spec. Comedy.
Made third round of Cascade Media’s Writers Couch initiative. Shortlisted for EIFF’s Network development programme. Made quarter-finals of the 2012 Screenwriting Goldmine competition. Shortlisted for the lo-fi film development programme.
“…brings together different genres in a fresh and interesting way.” – BBC Writersroom

 

Television:

WELCOME TO LAST CHANCE

US-set spec drama series pilot.
Quarterfinalist in 2016 Launch Pad Pilot Competition

THE WEIRD WORLD OF M.R. JAMES

Spec TV pilot. Supernatural Family Drama.
Winner of Crcalit’s Nick Santora Screenwriting Competition. Made semi-finals of the 2014 Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship competition. Made semi-finals of L.A. based Fresh Voices 2013 screenwriting competition. Made semifinals of the 2012 Screenwriting Goldmine competition. Made second round of 2012 Red Planet Prize. Longlisted for Little Brother Productions Big Opportunity II award.
“The intriguing premise, vividly drawn world and imaginative, entertaining story make this stand out.” – BBC Writersroom
“I am not sure if Mr. Storrier is a veteran television writer in England, but his script belies a great knowledge of the medium.” – Nick Santora (Prison Break, The Sopranos, Law & Order)

DR MACABRE’S TALES OF THE UNPLEASANT

Spec TV Pilot. Comedy.
“The comic voice is confident, original and demonstrates a good knowledge of the genre…” – BBC Writersroom.

OLIVER’S ARMY

Spec Sitcom Pilot.

 

Shorts:

OFFICE ROMANCE 2.0 Third Light Films

Short comedy film.
Starring Polly Kemp (The Thick Of It). Winner of Best Short at the United Film Festival, San Francisco. Winner of Best Narrative Short at the Prescott Film Festival. Runner-up in comedy category at the Dam Short Film Festival.

LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD (WORTH SEVEN POINTS)

Short comedy film.
Directed by John Schwab. Starring Gemma Chan (Fresh Meat) and Ed Stoppard (Upstairs Downstairs).

OUR LIFE IN STUFF A Tad Too Far Productions

Short comedy film

IN THE BLEAK MIDSUMMER Curve Films

Short Mockumentary film.
Official selection for Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Edinburgh Short Film Festival.

Digital:

PERSONA

Commissioned to write 12×90 second episodes of serial drama for smartphone/tablets.

Training:

MA Screenwriting, Screen Academy Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University (2011)
Industrial Scripts Effective Script Reading For TV & Film (2011)
Screenwriting 2: Script Development, Edinburgh University (2009)
Screenwriting 1: An Introduction to Writing for Film and Television, Edinburgh University (2008)