The Recipients

  • Awardees 2016-2017

Jessica Sinyard

First-year Screenwriting MA student. Hailing from Yorkshire, Jessica’s feature screenplays have won awards in the UK and USA, including Screen Yorkshire’s Triangle Programme and Illinois International Film Festival’s Best Screenplay prize. Jessica is passionate about storytelling and is excited about the prospect of developing her craft alongside fellow writers and filmmakers.

Sabina Smitham

Second-year Producing MA student. Before the NFTS, Sabina was named a “Broadcast Hotshot” by Broadcast Magazine and ‘One to Watch’ by the Guardian Edinburgh International TV Festival. Sabina’s passion is for scripted development and working with new writers who offer an unusual perspective. At the NFTS she is developing several projects for Film and TV.