Karissa is a graduate of the National Film and Television School’s Screenwriting MA. She has written several projects for film and television, both drama and animation. She is currently adapting the novel Resonance for Hillbilly Films and working on her original idea Possessed with Hartswood Films.
Original series idea under option and in development.
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 currently in development for E4.
Developing 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 – A contemporary family drama about the Jones’s, an aspiring middle class black family who are horrified when their 15 year old daughter tells them she’s pregnant.
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.