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Lucy Heavens

Writer, Children's, 6+ years, Animation, Head Writer, Series Developer, Showrunner

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

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Lucy is a scriptwriter and creative director, with a background in writing, directing, and performance. Her experience covers 10 years in TV, animation and comics, and is an award-winning playwright.

Lucy is the series co-creator (along with her partner, Nic Smal) and executive producer of a kids’ comedy series currently in production with Disney LA, and she and Smal also have a prime-time comedy in development for Disney+.

Lucy has worked as a script and development writer for various broadcasters and production companies including Disney, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks, BBC, and numerous independent production companies such as Triggerfish and Zodiak Kids. In 2016, Lucy’s project ‘Wormholes‘ was selected for Storylab, an Africa-wide development incubator led by Disney and South African animation studio Triggerfish.

Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Lucy started out as writer and 2nd director on ‘Supa Strikas‘, an animated series broadcast on Disney XD, and co-wrote and performed the play, ‘Eurafrica‘, which ran in Cape Town and the Edinburgh Festival, winning the Fleur du Cap People’s Choice Award in 2008.

Work

Current

Untitled
Disney TVA

Co-creator / Executive Producer / Showrunner on original animated series in production.

Untitled
Disney TVA

Original animated series in development.

Television

Isadora Moon (2020-2021)
Kelebek Media

Development and online scripting.

Untitled (2020)
Power Animals United / Storytime

Development bible on new action animation series aimed at girls 6-11 years.

Love Monster (2019-2020)
CBeebies / Karrot / Boatrocker

3 x 7′ episodes for new 4-6 animated series which screened on CBeebies from January 2020.
– Accidental Elder Day
– Swapping Spots Day
– Sleepover Night

Worst Best Friends (2019)
Haruworks / Zodiak Kids

Bible and scripts for new animated project.

Deer Run (2018-2019)
Nickelodeon Asia

Wrote 6 episodes for this 6+ animated series.

Space Chickens in Space (2017-2018)
Gingerbread Animation / Cake Entertainment

4 x 11′ episodes for new 6+ comedy animation.

Wormholes
Triggerfish Animation

Full series development; concept, characters, world, episodes.
Pilot episode Scriptwriter and Director of visual treatment.

Untitled (2017-2018)
Kaiken Entertainment

Development work on a new animated property.

Head of Development
Sunrise Productions

Developing a slate of new shows for Sunrise Productions.
Developing working concepts, worlds, characters and story for new properties and feature-length scriptwriting on existing properties.

Jak's Pack (2016)
Divine Inspiration

Series development; concept, characters, scriptwriter for 30 episodes of this animated franchise.
Director of Pilot Episode.

Supa Strikas (2008-2011)
Strika Entertainment

Wrote episodes and functioned as 2nd director of this animated series and acted as developer and project manager on a number of animations and comics and commercial jobs.

Theatre

EurAfrica (2007-2008)
Serotonin Productions

Won the Fleur du Cap Peoples’ Choice Award in 2008, and earned a five star review in The Scotsman during its run at the Edinburgh Festival.

Awards and Achievements

Screen

DISNEY TRIGGERFISH STORYLAB
TV series, Wormholes optioned and selected for development by this incubator which included a 2-week immersion trip at Walt Disney Animation Studios in LA.

ARVON INSTITUTE CREATIVE WRITING COURSE
Grant awarded for course in Inverness, Scotland -August 2012

AFDA AWARDS
Best Production for Autovoyeur (short film), December 2003

Theatre

FLEUR DU CAP, PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
EurAfrica (stage production), March 2008

AFDA AWARDS
Best Production, Best Playwright, Best Actress for Magdalene in Wonderland (stage production), December 2004

AFDA AWARDS
Best Production, Best Playwright, Best Actress, Death to Barbie (stage production, December 2003