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Lucy Heavens

Writer, Children's

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 television, animation, comics and the stage, as well as newspapers, magazines and a variety of online platforms.
She currently has a project optioned and in development with the Disney-Triggerfish Storylab.
Lucy is Head of Development at Sunrise Animation and has consulted on series development with clients such as eOne, Triggerfish, and Canadian partners, Sardine and Jampie Productions. She worked as writer and second director on Supa Strikas, an animated series now broadcast on Disney XD and co-wrote and performed the play, Eurafrica, which ran in Cape Town, Edinburgh and Grahamstown, and won the Fleur du Cap People’s Choice Award in 2008.

Work

Current

Wormholes
Triggerfish Animation

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

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
Divine Inspiration

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

Television

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. Wormholes is now in development after 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