Screenwriting

FOLDING (Sharp Shorts Awardee 2020 - 2021)

(post-production 2021)

 

Staring Joseph Marcell and Shin-Fei Chen 

 

Written by Maisie Chan

Directed by Paul Sng

Produced by Johanna Blair

Executive Producers: Chi Thai and Sarah Drummond

Production company: LS Productions 

Funded by BFI, Screen Scotland and the National Lottery


Awards

 

B3 Media Digishorts - ASTON MANNA (10 min short) Shortlisted 2009

 

Screen West Midlands  Digishorts - ASTON MANNA (10 min short) Shortlisted 2009 (team: Roger Shannon as producer and Pogus Caesar as director)

  

BBC Writersroom: BBC Bites (Short film competition) - LYCHEES AND BINGO BALLS (10 min short) Winner 2008 

 

 

Courses/Experience

 

BEATS Fellow 2020/21 - Mentored by Emma Reeves (CBBC The Worst Witch, My Mum Tracy Beaker)

 

Sharp Shorts Development Scheme (Short Circuit/BFI) - script development (Folding) and industry insight. 

 

BBC Writersroom New Voices Festival (Children's TV) 2020 - attendee

 

ScreenSkills Course: Writing for Children's TV (Animation) Feb - March 2021 with Myles McLeod (The Brothers McLeod - Circle Square)

 

Write4Film (Scottish Film Talent Network) 2019-2020 - Six months scheme with script editor Anna Seifert-Speck and masterclasses from Phil Parker, Paul Fraser. Pitching coaching with John Letham. Wrote a short RESPITE (10 mins) and feature outline for Danny Chung novel adaptation. 

 

BBC Writersroom British Chinese Writers Weekend 2008 with Phil Parker and Paul Ashton

 

SCRIPT Birmingham: Introduction to Screen Writing 2008 - 4 week course