The 2020 edition of the Brit List published

The 2020 edition of the Brit List has been published, showcasing the best unproduced screenplays by UK talent as identified by industry. This initiative is supported by the ScreenSkills Film Skills Fund which uses industry contributions to find, develop and sustain the screen workforce.

The Brit List showcases the best unproduced British screenwriting from the past year, as compiled from recommendations by production companies, talent agencies, financiers and broadcasters.

This years’ list, which was announced in a digital ceremony on 30 November, includes a mix of television and feature film scripts.  Of the 246 scripts put forward, 14 received the minimum number of votes to make it on the list.

In 2020, 52% of scripts are written by women and 29% of writers come from diverse backgrounds. The successful screenplays are:

  • The Jude Problem, by Amy Guyler (The Agency)
  • The Philadelphia Hope, by Tumi Belo (Casarotto)
  • Bad Manor, by Elliot Warren (Independent Talent Group)
  • The Gender Games, by Matthew Barry (The Agency)
  • Tivoli, by Ameir Brown (The Agency)
  • Wildcard, by Younes Benali (Independent Talent Group)
  • Caring, by Matilda Ibini and Gabriel Bisset-Smith (Curtis Brown and Independent Talent Group)
  • Opus, by Wumni Ibironke (Independent Talent Group)
  • Last week, by Alan McDonald (Dench Arnold)
  • Skin & Bone, by Billy and Theo Mason Wood (Independent Talent Group)
  • Dangerous Appraisals, by Rosamund Attwood (Independent Talent Group)
  • Mammy’s Girl, by Roanne Bardsley (Independent Talent Group)
  • Jailtown, by Cat Jones (42)
  • Delilah Must Die, by Bel Knight and Clare Hoey (Tavistock Wood)

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