John Brabourne Awards

The Awardees


Sophie is a genre writer/producer and one half of filmmaking team Sketchbook Pictures with her partner Dan Gitsham. Having made both self and publicly funded short films, which have screened at over 150 films festivals worldwide, they were commissioned by Creative England to develop their short ELLA into a feature film screenplay, and were selected for iFeatures (BFI, Creative England, BBC) development scheme with their project KEEPER. Sophie’s award will be used to develop her slate, including a BFI funded short film due to shoot in the summer of 2019 and a horror feature screenplay.