Writing Resume

Pippa is represented by top UK agent Casarotto Ramsay http://www.casarotto.co.uk/

FILM / TV – COMMISSIONS & PRODUCED

2015/16 – Stanley and Livingstone – commissioned to create 10 hour historical drama for Landscape Ent/e-One L.A.

The Little Mermaid – Commissioned to write treatment for 4 hour mini series for Hallmark/RHI.

Sofia’s Diary – Sony TV /Bebo and Channel 5. Writer on series of hit teen plot interactive drama. First ever internet series to transfer directly to UK terrestrial TV (Ch 5)

Breaking Out – short film (psychodrama) produced by Intrepido films. Director Marienela Maldonado (Oscar winner, short film)
Premiered in the International Critic’s Week Competition, Cannes 2004 – one of only 7 films. Then shown at the Edinburgh & London International Festivals & 20+ others inc Bilbao, San Paulo, Clermont Ferrand, Brussels, Korea. WINNER, BEST EUROPEAN SHORT at Premier Plans, Angers 2005. – Watch

The Other Side – short film script, selected from international entries and produced by the Rutger Hauer 2008 Film Factory, Rotterdam. Premiered at Rotterdam film festival. – Watch

Mystery – one minute short ‘ident’ for NBC Europe(produced by the Rutger Hauer film factory) to promote their European 13th Street crime and thriller channel.

Smack The Pony – sketches for award winning C4 sketch show/Talkback.


No Limit – Comedy sketches for Sky TV sketch show.

Live!Sex!Girls! – the web series. (2010-2012) Writer, producer, performer. Picked up by Babelgum, StayTuned TV and other online channels. – Watch

The Gravity of Belief – script consultant & producer – runner up Best Film, London short film festival awards. (2008)

Don’t Even Think It – written by multi-million best-selling author Jasper Fforde, starring Miranda Hart & Pippa Hinchley – script consultant & co-producer.
**Best Lo-Budget short & winner best actress in a comedy -London Short Film Festival 2007.

Interview For Life – 30′ dark comedy short.

Seven Scenes About Sex – 20′ dramedy, RADA films

Strange New World – 25′ drama, RADA films – Watch trailer

Death By Misadventure – 25′ college set mystery – Watch trailer

Inside Out – 15′ drama, RADA films.

Love, In 15 Minutes – 18′ dramedy, RADA films.

Outbreak – 25′ psychological thriller – RADA films – Watch trailer

These 7 shorts were all commissioned and produced by RADA, backed by Warner Bros. using a workshop technique, tailor-making roles fro specific actors, completing script in 2 days after 5 days of improv.

PRODUCED THEATRE, LIVE SKETCH & STAND-UP

Killer Christmas – one act dark comedy – produced at Studio C Theatre, Hollywood 2013/14

Live!Sex!Girls! – the sketch show, LA Comedy Festival – Acme Theatre 2009/2010 – Watch Live Show

Stand Up – Comedy Store/ Hollywood Improv, Pig and Whistle, Palms and other LA venues 2010/11/12 – Watch

Destination Elevation – solo show. ***** reviewed comedy at Edinburgh festival at the Pleasance Theatre and The Soho Theatre, West End. – Watch
“…the writing is like cosmic Alan Bennet”

The Alans Have Landed – co-written sketch show. ***** reviewed, sell out show at The Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh. – Watch
“a satisfyingly slick laughter machine”… The Stage

Newsrevue – sketches for London’s longest running topical satire show, Canal Cafe Theatre.

Javelin – one act play – read as part of London Play Festival W’shop.

Pippa has 20+ years of lead acting credits in TV, film, web series, radio, voice over and theatre.

TRAINING & AWARDS

2008 – one of 6 writers from around the world selected for Rutger Hauer’s 2008 Film Factory – sponsored by Rotterdam Film Fest and the Binger Institute.


Feb 2006 – Accepted onto the Berlinale Talent Campus.


2004 – One of 16 writers accepted onto the 2004 North By Northwest Classics European feature film development programme. 
This involves an intensive training programme over 6 months: covering film and script analysis, tools of screenwriting, developing, reporting and editing other writers’ work to improve scripts. The training is led by award winning script consultants trained by USC and using the Frank Daniel methodology.

2003 – MA SCREENWRITING (London College of Printing , now LCC– Phil Parker) 

2002- Finalist in Jerwood short film competition. 
Finalists were given a training programme, (led by award winning script doctors from USC and UCLA, following the Frank Daniel methodology) over a 6 month period.  

Pippa has taught Screenwriting – the short film course, at University of London (Birkbeck) She has lectured at LCC, Goldsmith’s College, The Actor’s Centre, London, East 15 drama school and Westminster University. She has a BA (Hons, 1st) in philosophy.

She is currently on the Raindance producer’s course.

AVAILABLE SCRIPTS

One White Crow – supernatural love story/thriller. Historical (Victorian) feature based on real people and events set in Boston and London in 1890.
The King’s Speech meets The Prestige
* 2017 Final 40 in the Tracking Board feature Competition.
*2016 FINALIST – Page International Screenplay Contest 
*FINALIST The FINISH LINE competition.
*Winner, Scriptwriters’ Network Hollywood Outreach Program.
Development deal Screen Australia 2012-14/ LOI Fox Searchlight. 
Option expired. Looking to attach director.

Death At A Party – College set mystery thriller – 90′ TV movie/feature/web series.
13 Reasons meets Skins
Series treatment and full script available. Looking to attach director and key cast.

London 7/7 – multi-stranded ensemble drama set on the day of the London bombings in 2005.
Crash for the 9/11 generation
Pre-pre-production. Financed 50% & attaching talent. Director and co-producer attached.


Up Yours, Bridget Jones – Low-mid budget comedy feature/TV movie.
Bridesmaids meets In A World via Trainwreck
*Quarter finalist in 2016 Page Intl script contest.
* Semi finalist 2016 Screencraft competition. * Semi-finalist FINISH LINE comp. 
Looking to attach director and US co-producer.

Wiped – 6 part limited series – psychological thriller, full treatment & 1st hour.

My Generation – 30′ female led ‘band based’ comedy pilot and bible.
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel meets Hair

The Remarkable Rocket – 30′ animation loosely based on an Oscar Wilde story.
Oscar Wilde meets Toy Story with fireworks

CRAC – female led 60′ dramedy pilot & bible.
Grey’s Anatomy on Crack

IN DEVELOPMENT

DEATH and TAXIS – female led dark comedy web series.
Marion and Jeff in Hades

THE GHOST CLUB – 60′ historical drama series & bible.
The Victorian X files meets Mr. Selfridge/Downton

MENTAL – female led dark comedy short/pilot for web series.
Cuckoo’s Nest meets Getting On

If you would like to know more about any of these scripts or to request a copy please contact Mark Casarotto – http://www.casarotto.co.uk

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