Jillian Mannion is an award-winning screenwriter from Scotland. She’s a main writer and story consultant for BBC Scotland’s continuing drama River City and has written for Casualty and Death in Paradise as well as being a lead writer for Netflix docu-drama Blood, Sex and Royalty.
In February 2022, Jillian was awarded the Best Long Running Series Award from WGGB for an episode of River City. She was a mentee on WFTV’s 4 Nations mentoring scheme in 2021 where she won awards for Best Presentation and Best Short Film. Jillian’s first feature film script, Random Acts of Romance, was nominated for Best Dramatic Screenplay at the LEO Awards. She has started directing and producing her own short films and is a guest trainer for Pocket Stories who teach smartphone filmmaking.