ABOUT US

Run by screenwriters, for screenwriters, The Script Department is a production company that puts the screenplay front and centre.  

 

We have a scripted podcast of the same name that provides script readings of short and feature-length screenplays as well as a blog that provides helpful tips and analyses of the latest movies.

 

You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever you find your podcasts. We are also on Instagram @thescriptdepartment where we do weekly livestream discussions. Finally, you can get all of this first here at thescriptdepartment.net.

 

Welcome to #TheScriptDept.

John Finnegan

The founder of the #TheScriptDept, John is also Senior Lecturer in screenwriting at Falmouth University.

@johnfinnegan247

Michela Cortese

Michela is the co-founder of #TheScriptDept and an Executive Producer. She also lectures in screenwriting at Falmouth University.

@MichelaCortese

Marcus Armstrong

Based in the South West, Marcus is an Executive Producer at #TheScriptDept, as well as as a writer, and voice actor.

@MArmstrong93

GUEST READERS

The Script Department is proud to work with the best voice actors to bring these great stories to life. This is just a sample of the talented performers who've lent their voices to our stories.

Ruth Hayes

Ruth is a stage, screen and voice actor as well as a writer and director of radio dramas in Ireland.

Allen Leech

Allen's credits include Downton Abbey, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Imitation Game and HBO's Rome.

Rhiannon Wyn

Rhiannon Wyn is a North Wales and North West based actor. Rhiannon is also a contributor and producer at #TheScriptDept.

Dylan Kussman

Dylan is an acclaimed actor and screenwriter. His credits include The Mummy, Jack Reacher, The Dead Poet's Society and Richard Jewell.

REGULAR CONTRIBUTORS

Film/TV Director

OISIN MAC COILLE

Oisin is a film and television director based in Ireland. With almost two decades of experience behind the camera, Oisin advises and consults on our different projects and can be regularly found participating in our weekly live-stream discussions on Instagram.

Screenwriter

DANIEL C. TUCK

Daniel C. Tuck is a screenwriter based in the South West with a particular interest in horror. He holds a distinction from Falmouth University's MA Writing for Script and Screen programme and has contributed episodes to The Script Department podcast. Daniel is a regular contributor and editor of #TheScriptDept blog.

Screenwriter/Performer

BELINDA LEES

Belinda Lees is an Australian screenwriter and educator with a background in theatre performance and direction. Belinda is a soon-to-be graduate of Falmouth University's MA Writing for Script and Screen programme and regularly contributes to The Script Department podcast where she both writes and performs her own work.

Screenwriter/Actor

BEN JONES

As an actor, Ben has appeared on Spooks, Holby City, Casualty and My Family. A regular on BBC’s Doctors, Ben was also a writer on the show. He creates original content for TV, Film and Radio. Ben lives in Brighton and swims in the sea for inspiration. Ben has an MA in Screenwriting studies and regularly contributes episodes for The Script Department podcast.

Screenwriter/Producer

CHRIS ROY

Chris is a screenwriter and producer and has written for The Script Department podcast. Originally from Scotland, Chris now resides in Florida where he produces reality television. He is a soon-to-be graduate of Falmouth University's MA Writing for Script and Screen programme.

Screenwriter / Military & Technical Advisor

TOM BURROWS

Tom is a British Soldier and Screenwriter with extensive experience in the design and delivery of live, immersive, theatrical training courses for UK and allied forces. He holds a distinction from Falmouth University's MA Writing for Script and Screen programme and has contributed episodes, as well as serving as a military and technical advisor to The Script Department.

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