9th December 2019
Lisa McGee, creator and writer of the Channel 4 series Derry Girls, won the ScreenSkills writing prize at the annual Women in Film and TV (WFTV) Awards.
The comedy, starring Nicola Coughlan and Saoirse-Monica Jackson, is a contributor to the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund, which sponsored the award and supports training in the industry. The award was presented by John Lloyd.
The WFTV Awards - which celebrate the talented women that work in UK film, TV and digital media - were presented in London on 6 December. The ceremony, hosted by Sandi Toksvig, recognised women in 14 categories, including writing, directing, producing, business, performance and craft.
Baroness Floella Benjamin was also honoured with a lifetime achievement award.
The full list of winners, including their recent HETV and Film Skills fund contributing projects:
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