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Sophie Dutton

Writer, Children's, Preschool, Animation

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

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Sophie is an animation scriptwriter and artist based in London. She is delighted to be writing for award-winning CBeebies shows Hey Duggee and Go Jetters, as well as returning to Luo Bao Bei for a second series. From one of her original illustrations, she was commissioned by Cloth Cat Animation to develop and write a short animated film Partridge in a Bear Tree, which was released at Christmas 2018. Sophie is excited to continue working on brilliant animation projects, for preschool and beyond.

Website: www.sophieduttonstories.com

Work

Current

Hey Duggee 3
Studio AKA / Cbeebies

Currently writing for Series 3 of the preschool animation series

Go Jetters 3
Cbeebies

Currently writing for Series 3 of the preschool animation series

Luo Bao Bei 2
Cloth Cat Animation / Magic Mall / Channel 5's Milkshake

Currently writing for Series 2 of the upper preschool animation series

Love Monster
Cbeebies / Karrot / Boatrocker

Currently writing for the new upper preschool animation series

Partridge in a Bear Tree
Cloth Cat Animation

Wrote and developed a short animated film for the Cardiff animation studio based on an original illustration. Watch it here.

Television

Luo Bao Bei 1
Cloth Cat Animation / Magic Mall / Channel 5's Milkshake

8 x 11′ episodes for 4-8 animation series, including a Chinese New Year Special. Currently broadcasting on Channel 5’s Milkshake!

Development Work

Magic Molly (2018)
Filmblades / Pixel Giants

5 x episode synopses and 1 x 11′ script rewrite/edit for upper preschool animation project

New Projects (2018)
Bumpybox

4 x episode synopses for preschool animation projects in development

New Project (2016)
Bumpybox

2 x episode synopses and 1 x 5′ pilot script for preschool animation project in development

Scriptwriter and Development Assistant (2014-2017)
Cloth Cat Animation

Wrote multiple pilot scripts for animation projects in development (preschool and kids). Also worked on story, character and world development and wrote content for pitch bibles.

Online/Digital

Skwigly Online Animation Magazine (2016-2017)

Writing articles about animation and interviewing animation creatives

Procter and Gamble (2014)

Commissioned to write a bedtime storybook to promote new product. Final story was illustrated and promoted across the brand’s digital platforms.

Script Reading

Script Reader (2013-2014)
Scriptwriters Network

Read and copy-edited feature-length scripts for the Hollywood Outreach Program, and wrote script reports analysing Character, Plot, Structure, Narrative Style, Marketability and more.

Awards

AniJam (2017)
Winner of 48-hour animation challenge with short film Lost

Best Script (2012)
Cardiff Student Media Awards
Awarded for animation film script Monsters