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Louise Pennington

Writer

Great Britain , South East

Current Work Details

What I do

Write

Company

Freelance

Website

http://louisepennington.com

Blog Feed

louisepenningtonwriter.blogspot.com/

Where I work

I am an individual working from home

Technical Skills

script doctoring; running with an idea

Resources / Expertise

write to commission

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

2007-2008

BBC Northern Ireland,
Writing orginal drama series ('Occupation' - episode 4)

Social Media and Film

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

City of God; Fargo; The Godfather; Bladerunner; Withnail and I; 30 Days of Night; LA Confidential; Mississippi Burning (sound track to die for); Hurt Locker; Game of Thrones (yes it's tv, but love it).

I cried watching

Man on Fire; Kes

I left the cinema during

Matrix 2

Directors I love

Carl Hanson; Truffaut; Joe Wright; Kathryn Bigelow; David Lean; Hitchcock; Bruce Robinson; Tarantino; Coens; Ridley Scott; Coppola; Ang Lee

Actors I admire

Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Maxwell Martin; Emily Watson; Geoffrey Rush; Gene Hackman;

Writers I respect

Charles Frasier, William Goldman; Patrick O'Brian; E. Annie Proulx; Cormac McCarthy; Mary Webb; Francis Ford Coppola; Coens

My desert island discs

Last Request - Paolo Nutini; Killers - When You Were Young; Badge - Cream; Black Heart, Stooshe; If I Were a Boy, Byonce; Fields of Gold - Maxi Priest; Visi d'arte, Maria Callas; Karima Francis - Glory Days

Books I have given my friends

Precious Bane, Mary Webb; The Shipping News; The Last English King; The Stand, Stephen King (seriously bad screen version); Aubrey/Maturin series, Patrick O'Brian;

My death row meal

Steak, fries, salad, red hot chilli on the side, plus a bottle of the best Chardonnay money can buy (nicely chilled of course)...

The best thing I own

My garden? My house? Or the extremely cute, CD of my daughter when she was two?

More about me

Am happy to discuss any idea from short to feature...

My Work & Credits

  • THE LEFT-HAND PATH

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Tiger Dreams
    Category
    Short
    • Script Name: The Left-Hand Path Draft: Final revisions More... DOWNLOAD
  • FRACTURED

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Brighton Little Theatre
    Category
    unspecified
    • Script Name: Fractured Draft: Final More... DOWNLOAD
  • DON'T STOP BREATHING SHORTLISTD FOR OSCAR MOORE SCREENWRITING PRIZE

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Rewriting
    Category
    Feature
    • Script Name: Losing It (aka Don't Stop Breathing) Draft: five More... DOWNLOAD
  • LEAVING BABY

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Alain Kramer
    Category
    Short
    • Script Name: LEAVING BABY Draft: 3 More... DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Leaving Baby - ten minute short More... DOWNLOAD

      A young guy looking for a one-night stand ends up literally holding the baby...

  • WHAT IF?

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Tony Errico
    Category
    Short
  • INCURSION SHORT LISTED FOR NLFF SCRIPT AWARD

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    Feature
  • OCCUPATION Episode 4

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    BBC Northern Ireland/Skillset collaboration
    Category
    unspecified
    • Script Name: Occupation - episode four Draft: five More... DOWNLOAD
  • These are all books: The Dream Breakers, The Diplomat's Wife, The Stalking of Eve, Sins of Angels, Jessica's Lover...

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    Short