Lisa McMullin

Screenwriter
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Also with the BBC, Lisa has just been commissioned to write an episode of Eastenders as part of the 2018 Shadow Scheme.

Lisa’s first play, Siren Song, was produced at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre in 2013, and her second play, Rapture, was performed at the Barons Court Theatre before receiving a full run at the Etcetera Theatre. Her third play, Priceless is being produced by Matchstick Theatre Company at The Pie Factory, in July.

Lisa’s television dramas have been shortlisted for the BBC Drama Writers’ Programme, the BAFTA/Rocliffe New Writing Forum, the LSF/Script Angel Screenwriting Award and the New Dramatists’ Club Prize; she was also a BBC Scotland Fast Train Drama Writing Finalist.

Currently with three contemporary drama series under option with Hat Trick, Wall To Wall, and BBC Studios.

Lisa’s first episode of BBC drama Doctors aired in June and she has been commissioned for two more. Also with the BBC, Lisa has just been commissioned to write an episode of Eastenders as part of the 2018 Shadow Scheme.

She also writes audio drama for Big Finish across several of their ranges.

More information

Lisa McMullin is appearing at the following sessions:

Netflix and chill: Writing TV Drama

Netflix and chill: Writing TV Drama

Drama is the backbone of story-telling. After all, what is a story without conflict? In this age, where binge-watching exists alongside traditional episodic fare, how does a writer craft a series to appeal to executives and audiences?

Proximity is Power: Getting and keeping the Gatekeepers on side

Proximity is Power: Getting and keeping the Gatekeepers on side

Time to stop looking at Gatekeepers as barriers to be outmanoeuvred, but rather as allies to assist, advise and help guide you on your journey into the inner sanctum.  The door is ajar, the call will be taken, the meeting is practically in the diary!  

The Truth… What is it REALLY like after the first year being a pro screenwriter?

The Truth… What is it REALLY like after the first year being a pro screenwriter?

Agents, pitching, how much WILL you get paid? How to hustle and run and take meetings, formal and informal… Pretty much EVERYTHING you need to know about transitioning into a jobbing screenwriter.