Killing Eve writer wins ScreenSkills prize at WFTV Awards

Phoebe Waller-Bridge won the ScreenSkills writing award at the annual Women in Film and TV (WFTV) Awards.

Praising her work, which includes Fleabag and Crashing as well as Killing Eve, the judges said that Waller-Bridge “strives to create characters who defy feminine stereotypes in TV, and in the process had made global audiences fall in love with them”.

ScreenSkills Writers award ©WFTV

The WFTV Awards - which celebrate the talented women that work in UK film, TV and digital media - were presented in London on 7 December. Other winners included Jameela Jamil (ITV Studios Achievement of the Year Award) and Juliet Stevenson (EON Productions Lifetime Achievement Award)

The ceremony, attended by around 1,000 industry figures, recognised women in 13  categories, including writing, directing, producing, business, performance, craft and new talent. The ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund sponsored the writing award.

Watch the highlights of the awards night here:

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