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Kate Scott

Writer, Children's, Preschool, 6+ years, Animation, Live Action - Childrens, Live Action and Animation

Agent: Jean Kitson - jean@kitsonpress.co.uk

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Kate Scott is a scriptwriter, playwright and award-winning children’s author. She has worked as a script editor on The Hive (S2), on the live-action show Dog Years, and on the film The Christmas Letter (narrated by Kate Winslet). Her children’s television writing credits include Chip and Potato, Superbuilders, Big and Small, Chuggington, Toot the Tiny Tugboat, The Hive and Dr Panda. She is currently working on the development of a new IP with Blue-Zoo Animation. She has also written a film treatment for Lupus Films of an original story based on the Brambly Hedge books by Jill Barklem. Kate’s stage plays have been performed in the Salisbury Fringe Festival, the Salisbury Playhouse Studio and the Pleasance Theatre, London. Her radio plays have been long- and shortlisted for various prizes, including the Nick Darke Award. She is also a published poet regularly heard on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Poetry Please’ and has had two short stories produced for radio. Her book writing is represented by Eve White Literary Agency.

Work

Current

Brambly Hedge
Lupus Films

Commissioned to write the treatment for a film based on the classic children’s series by Jill Barklem.

Untitled
Tulipop

Writing scripts on a new project for the Icelandic brand

Go Buster
Moonbug

Writing shortform content

Playtime with Twinkle
Moonbug

Writing shortform content

Untitled
Blue-Zoo Animation

Writing the pitch bible and pilot for new IP

Television

Dr Panda (Series 2) (2019-2020)
Dr Panda Productions

Wrote 10 episodes of Series 2 of this animated series based on the popular online games. Also writing and script editing online shortform content for the brand.

Chip & Potato (Series 2) (2019-2020)
Darrall Macqueen / Netflix

One 11′ episode on Series 2

The Christmas Letter (2019)
Lupus Films

Script Editor on this animated Christmas special, narrated by Kate Winslet. Read more here.

Boxania (2019-2020)
Lil Critter Workshop

Commissioned to write the pilot episode for a new pre-school show.

Dr Panda (2019)
Dr Panda Productions

Episodes of a new animated series based on the popular online games. Also writing and script editing online shortform content for the brand.

Dog Years (2019)
Dog Years Ltd

Writing and script editing episodes for this live-action series, based on an original idea by Danny Stack and Tim Clague.

Superbuilders (Series 2) (2018-2019)
Something Big / Planet Nemo

Commissioned to write episodes for this pre-school animated series.

The Hive (Series 2) (2015-2016)
Lupus Films

9 scripts

Also the Script Editor for the series

Toot the Tiny Tugboat (2014)
Lupus Films

9 scripts

Chuggington (2011-2013)
Ludorum

10 scripts

Big and Small (2011)
Kindle Entertainment

2 scripts

The Hive (Series 1) (2010)
Lupus Films

9 scripts

Plays

Emma Fernsby, Times Two
The Directors' Cut Theatre Company, The Pleasance Theatre
Rehearsed reading with the Directors’ Cut Theatre Company at The Pleasance Theatre, London, December 2016
Mark’s Collected Silences (2015)

Radio play

  • Finalist in the inaugural Channel 4 Screenwriting Competition
  • Shortlisted for the Mind Engagement Media Prize 2013
  • Stage play version performed as a rehearsed reading at Salisbury Playhouse Studio, June 2014
  • Elected for HighTide playwriting workshop at Bristol Old Vic, February 2015
Glorious (2014)

Stage play

  • Excerpt performed as a rehearsed reading at Salisbury Arts Centre, April 2014
Wire (2014)

Stage play

  • Salisbury Fringe Festival 2014
Emma Fernsby, Times Two (2014)

Stage Play

  • Longlisted in Writersroom Scriptroom 10 (2016)
  • Salisbury Fringe Festival 2014
Voice (2013)

Radio play

  • Shortlisted for the Nick Darke Award, 2011
  • Longlisted for the BBC Writer’s Prize 2013