A profile of contributing writers to Screen Rebels: Episodes I-VII, showcased between November 2014 to March 2016
Lorenzo Fantini is London based writer / film maker / artist, previously a resident of Tokyo, Japan for over a decade. He returned to the UK to study a Masters Degree in Screen Writing at Goldsmiths College, London. He's the co-founder and Creative Director of Screen Rebels.. Further information about Fantini's work can be found at his website: http://www.lorenzofantini.com
Writer for Episodes,
V, VI & VII
Elizabeth Mienert, lead artist and creative producer at Pop Gun Productions, has worked in all aspects of film and the visual arts for over 20 years and lectures in specialist colour grading at Brighton Film School. She recently completed three years of the Creative Writing Programme at New Writing South, Brighton.
Having a 30-year career in performing, acting, singing, dubbing and producing, I have always been interested in dramaturgy, having studied Brazilian and Portuguese Drama in my degree (B.A. Portuguese and Brazilian Studies - Kings College, London - 1997). In the last 5 years have been involved in scriptwriting, having done courses in both screen and theatre writing, in the UK, where I have been living for 24 years, and in Brazil. I have finished my M.A. degree in Scriptwriting at Goldsmiths in August 2013, having gained a Distinction. I am now establishing myself as a professional screenwriter.
Episodes II & III
Harriet Beaney, a recent graduate in English at Cambridge, is a freelance script reader and an assistant producer at a London-based independent film company. Nominated for a young filmmaker’s BAFTA aged sixteen, Harriet is currently co-directing a short film she wrote entitled ‘Scarecrows’.
Episodes IV, V & VII
Philip Catherwood is a writer based in London, and spends most of his time currently interning and running for film companies to build as much professional experience as possible. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Philip has recently Graduated from Southampton Solent University studying a BA (Hons) in Screenwriting. He continues to write in his spare time, with the aim of one day gaining representation from a literary agent."
Episodes III & VI
Eva Kincsei studied screenwriting at Goldsmiths College and has writtena number of short film scripts (tow of which she directed: a radio play, and two feature film scripts. Prior to that, she studied journalism and public relations and worked both as a journalist and PR manager. Currently, she works as a freelance script editor and copywriter when she is not writing her scripts at home.
M.C For Episode III
Grant J. Webb is a Welsh born writer, director and producer based in London. He has had extensive experience at BBC Wales and independent film production companies alongside a BA (Hons) Screenwriting degree from Southampton Solent University. With his own independent production company in the near stages of completion, Grant has a series of films ready to be distributed to the short film circuit in late 2015 and beyond.
Kaethe Cherney, born and raised in Manhattan, has worked in all aspects of film, theatre and the visual arts. Her short film that she wrote entitled 'Onions' was produced earlier this year and will be screened next year at BAFTA.
Nicholas Vince played The Chatterer Cenobite in Clive Barker's Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II. He also played Kinski in Barker's Nightbreed.
After working on the movies, Nicholas contributed stories to the Hellraiser and Nightbreed comics published by Marvel. He also wrote the Marvel UK comics Warheads and Mortigan Goth: Immortalis.
He contributed short stories and articles to Fear and Skeleton Crew magazines, and for the latter created the series of interviews The Luggage in the Crypt. This featured interviews with Neil Gaiman, Joe R. Lansdale and Clive Barker. He's recently revived the interviews for the Nicholas Vince YouTube channel.
In 2012, he published his short story anthology, What Monsters Do. This volume is ranked as 5* on amazon sites. He dramatised two of the stories, Tunes From the Music Hall and Green Eyes, for the London Horror Festival 2013. The play gained two 4/5 star reviews.
His second volume of short stories, Other People's Darkness and Other Stories was published in March 2014. gingernutsofhorror.com said it is: "... a tapestry of terror that will shock you, bring you to tears and linger in your subconscious for days."
He also returned to acting, with a starring roles in Metamorphosis (dir. Robert Nevitt) and Hollower (dir. MJ Dixon); and rehearsed readings of Trans Scripts (by Paul Lucas) in Bridport and London. He is currently filming Borley Rectory (dir. Ashley Thorpe) and Keepsake (dir. Katie Bonham).
Tamara Argamasilla is currently a London based writer / film maker, originally from Mexico City. Following completion of her degree in Film and Television at the Centro de Diseño Cine y Televisión, she begun working as a Production and Script Supervisor from 2012 at Ítaca Films. She recently completed a Masters Degree in Screen Writing at Goldsmiths, College, London. She is both a contributing writer and Script Editor at Screen Rebels.
Writer for Episodes I,II, III & IV
Adrian Bellido is a London based writer / film maker, originally from Valencia, Spain. After completing a degree in Philosophy at the University of Valencia, he was employed in several production companies in a range of capacities from production to editing. In 2011 he received funds from the University of Valencia to produce a short film he wrote. He recently completed a Masters Degree in Screen Writing at Goldsmiths College, London. Along with Lorenzo Fantini, he's a founder member of Screen Rebels Showcase.
Violet is a screenwriter living in London. She has a first class degree from Ravensbourne University and is currently studying screenwriting at London Film Academy. She has one feature film in pre-production and has just finished her second. She has also written a sitcom pilot, several short films and web based shorts.Violet is comic writer, usually choosing to write about normal, everyday people in unusual situations.