Amanda Richardson

Award Winning Screenwriter

My Work

Projects

A selection of the best artwork artists have developed for my short, TV and Feature projects.

Scripts

A collection of finished live-action and animated scripts, from shorts to TV Pilots.

Awards

My most recent awards, grants and scholarships.

AWARDS

IMDB Script to Screen Award

My short script "Dig" won first prize at the IMDB Script to Screen Award in 2016, as both the judge's favourite and the audience's favourite. I won £5000 cash and £1000 worth of kit hire in order to produce it from start to finish

Shore Scripts 2016 Short Quarter-Finalist

My short script "Flight" reached the quarter-finals of the prestigious Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition.

Southern California Screenplay Contest 2016 Finalist

My short animation screenplay "The Boy Who Was Raised By Stars" reached the finals and was given an honourable mention in the Southern California Screenplay Contest 2016.

Bridging The Gap 2016 Participant

My animated sitcom "Dinosaurs in the Sky" was one of 12 selected to be developed and pitched in front of animation professionals from all over the world.

AURA Screenwriter Awards 2015

Bronze Award Winner for Short Screenplay "The Boy Who Was Raised By Stars"

Cartoon Springboard 2015

My animation sitcom Dinosaurs in the Sky was one of the select few to be pitched at the first ever Cartoon Springboard 2015.

Too Short To Die Screenplay Workshop 2015

IN_Script workshop “Too short to die”, organized in cooperation with Lithuanian Film Centre and Creative Europe Desk Lithuania, is a training workshop for 14 writers or writer/directors from Baltic’s and Europe with the aim of helping filmmakers to develop the best possible script for a short film.

John Brabourne Award 2015

This year I became one of the 9 winners of the JBA Award. The grant will be used to turn my animation series "Night and Day" into an animation bible and animatic.

Page International Screenwriting Awards 2015

My short script "Flight" made it to the Semi-Finals of the 2015 Page International Screenwriting Awards.

AURA Screenwriter Awards 2014

My short script "Dig" won the Gold Award for best short script at the Aura Screenwriter Awards 2014.

ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest 2015i

My short scripts "Dig", "Flight" and "The Boy Who Was Raised By Stars" all reached the semi finals of the 2015 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest.

Avanti Production's Short Script Competition 2014

Two of my short scripts went onto the semi-finals and one made it to the top 4 in Avanti Production's first short script competition this year.

PAGE International Screenwriting Awards 2014

Won Gold Prize in the 2014 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards for the short script "The Boy Who Was Raised By Stars".

Funny Women 'Comedy Writing Award' 2014

My sitcom pilot 'Paper Cups' made it to the final 6 of the Funny Women 'Comedy Writing Award' 2014.

About me

I was always the kid at the back of the classroom who would draw stories over her school workbooks. Now my projects and ideas have allowed me to see new countries and meet storytellers from all walks of life. I am on my notebook number 53 and have no plan to stop.

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