Kira-Anne Pelican

Script Consultant and Researcher
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Kira-Anne is an independent script consultant, a visiting Professor at the Jilin Animation Institute, China and a visiting tutor at Falmouth University and the Met Film School. She is also the Assistant Editor of the Journal of Screenwriting.

Drawing on over twenty years of experience working in the British and American film and TV industries, Kira-Anne applies evolutionary psychology and neuroscience to the understanding of screen characters, in order to increase audience engagement. She has worked for directors including Stanley Kubrick and the Coen brothers, and clients including ESC Entertainment (Warner Bros.), the BBC and ITV.

Kira-Anne hold a BA in Psychology from Nottingham University, a postgraduate diploma in Filmmaking from the London Film School, a diploma in Advanced Screenwriting from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has just completed her doctorate at Bangor University.

Kira-Anne is the director of London-based script consultancy


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