Karissa is a graduate of the National Film and Television School’s Screenwriting MA. She has written several projects for film and television. She is currently working on her original comedy drama series ‘Possessed‘ for Channel Four and Hartswood, and writing for Netflix teen thriller series ‘Get Even‘.
Developing a series set in the world of female bare knuckle boxing in the 18th Century based on the graphic novel with a Indian / British woman at its centre.
Writing 1 x 30′ episode of this teen thriller series
Supernatural comedy drama series commissioned to script and in development with Channel Four.
Original Television Series – A contemporary family drama about the Jones’s, an aspiring middle class black family who are shaken when their 15 year old daughter tells them she’s pregnant. Script optioned by Lime Pictures.
Writing 20 episodes of this long-running series.
Commissioned to write the television adaptation of Sci-Fi novel Resonance.
Karissa was selected to join this BAFTA talent development scheme for writers. To read more, click here.
Series idea developed for E4.
Developed her techno-sci-fi thriller series set in the near future.
Thriller set in 1970’s Germany, based on the book ‘Snowleg’ by Nicholas Shakespeare. In development with German company Zak Films.
Commissioned to write 5 digital spin off episodes of this long running children’s drama.
Original Television Series Episode.
Television series Pilot and treatment.
Feature Length screenplay.
Animated Short Film, Premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2011. Won Best Animation at LA shorts Festival.
Writer: Short Film
Rehearsed reading at Soho Theatre.