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					HELEN JACEY
Writer

Film, TV, Radio & Books

2010        THE FEUD
            Original feature screenplay

            THE WOMAN IN THE STORY: WRITING MEMORABLE FEMALE CHARACTERS
            Book published by Michael Wiese Productions (US)
            Scheduled for publication Autumn 2010

2009        STATE SECRET
            Treatment for feature film in development with NFP Productions

            LOY
            Biopic screenplay about Mina Loy in development

            MADAME TOVERY
            Original feature screenplay in development
            Producers: Laura Giles & Francine
            Developed with support of Arista Adept 3 Programme

2007/8      A RICHER DUST CONCEALED
            Feature screenplay for Phoenix Wiley
            Producer: Gareth Wiley

2006        A MATTER OF OPINION
            Co-written treatment for TV film
            Developed with Harbour Pictures

            SEVEN DEADLY SINS OF SUBURBIA
            Pilot episode for half hour drama series
            World of Wonder/Channel 5

            ELEANORA DUSE THE DIVINE
            Two part TV film for La Beffa Productions/RAI

2005        THE UNDERSTANDING
            Original screenplay developed with the UK Film Council
            Winner of Love Story category, 25 Words or Less initiative

            OUR GIRL IN TRANSYLVANIA
            Developing original screenplay with Rainmaker Pictures

            UNTITLED
            Original screenplay
            Optioned to Rainmaker Pictures & Little Wing Films

2003/4      MIRACLE POSTPONED
            Radio play, commissioned by BBC Radio 4
            45-minute drama about the writer Jean Rhys, TX Spring 2004
            Pick of the Day **** The Daily Mail
            Pick of the Day, Sunday Times
            Radio Choice, The Guardian
            Radio Choice, The Times
            Radio Choice of the Week, Sunday Telegraph: “excellent drama from new writer
            Helen Jacey”
            Nominated Best Radio Drama, Mental Health in the Media Awards, 2004

            COVER GIRL
            Romantic comedy, co-written spec screenplay
2001-3       THE FEUD
             Romantic thriller, graduation project for MA
             Selected for European Pitch Point 2003, Berlin International Film Festival
             Shortlisted for the Oscar Moore Prize 2001

2001-2       THE WAITING CHILD
             Original feature, drama set in Romania (optioned by Rainmaker Films, 2004)

2000         THE CROWS OF BURGESS PARK
             Short film script showcased by the Script Factory at Bristol Brief Encounters
             Film Festival, Nov 2000

Qualifications

2003-09      University of Arts, London, Research Doctorate (PhD) in Screenwriting.
             Supervisors: Phil Parker and Professor Jon Cock

2000-01      London Institute, LCP, MA Screenwriting