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Tom Williams

Screenwriter
Tom Williams headshot

Tom wrote the screenplay for Kajaki. The True Story (US title Kilo Two Bravo), an Afghan war thriller that was released across the UK in the autumn of 2014. The film was selected for the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, and the film’s director and producer were BAFTA nominated for Outstanding Debut. Tom also wrote the romantic comedy Chalet Girl, released internationally in the spring of 2011. It was directed by Phil Traill, produced by Harriet Rees and Pippa Cross and starred Felicity Jones, Ed Westwick, Tamsin Egerton, Bill Nighy, Brooke Shields, Bill Bailey and many more. It was the highest new entry in the UK in its opening weekend.

Tom is currently writing a major adaptation of John Gordon’s children’s classic The Giant Under The Snow. He is also working on the book for a west end musical, and a comedy for Sky. He recently completed a screenplay based on an epic WWII true story, as well as two further romantic comedy screenplays.

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