WRITERS  

ROB YOUNG

Rob Young's first feature film, "Miranda", starred Christina Ricci and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Utah, going on to win the Audience Award at London's Raindance Film Festival 2003. Rob has written screenplays for FilmFour, BBC Films, Ruby Films and Working Title 2. He is currently writing a television pilot for BBC1 / Baby Cow.Rob's short film, My Sky Is Big, was shown at the National Theatre.
and histheatre work has received excellent reviews in the press, "A fascinating playwright, a snake-charmer's grip on the imagination", The Times on Obsession. His last theatre show, The Man with the Absurdly Large Penis was shown at the Young Vic Studio

   

SAM SNAPE

Sam's feature screenplay commissions include "The House on the Strand" (Hots Productions), Tumbling Dice (Picmor Films) and Thistleton Gap (TWI). His feature screenplay "Taking Off" has been otioned by MillerWorX. Sam is a visiting screenwriting lecturer at the International Film School of Wales and the European Film College in Denmark. In addition Sam has a number of television writing credits including episodes of All Creatures Great and Small (BBC), Soldier Soldier (Central), Casualty (BBC) and the TV film: The Mold Murders (HTV Cymru). He has had twenty-five stage plays produced including the European Drama Award winning That Shrinking Feeling (Deutsches NationalTheater, Weimar). Sam has directed over 40 theatre, musical and opera productions and also very occasionally acts. He is currently developing "Dying For Love" - Dickens last fling in Slough, "Pi Blues-US" -Political conspiracy thriller and "Hotel Elephant" - Goering in love, Hitler the gooseberry in 1933.

 

YOJANA SHARMA

Yojana studied International Economic Relations at Sussex University and Konstanz University in Germany. She spent the next 20 years as a foreign correspondent for major newspapers and covered many international summits worldwide. She has been a drama critic, reviewed books, and has been a specialist writer for Asian television and on international education for Times Educational Supplement. Yojana co-authored "Satellite Television in India – Perspectives and Opportunities in a Changing Environment" in 1996. Intended as a limited edition guide to investors, it was bought by major Hollywood studios, TV and film companies and investors in the US, Asia and Europe. Her critically acclaimed first novel, "The Buffalo Thief" was published by Doubleday in 1999, and in French by Albin Michel in 2001. She is currently writing a second novel, a radio play and several screenplays. As well as in English Yojana writes in Hindi, German, French and Spanish.

     
 
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