Belona Greenwood | Scriptwriter | Norwich | Art Jobs
Country: United Kingdom
City: Norwich
Industry: Writing
Professional Title: Scriptwriter
Specialties: Concept development, oversight and project management, facilitation and partnership working

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A former journalist working for a range of print media based abroad including, Time Out Magazine, Il Manifesto and La Repubblica,as well as working as a freelance researcher for Wavelength Films Belona took the MA in Scriptwriting at the University of East Anglia. Her theatre work includes The Lower Depths at The Garage in Norwich (2016), Progress Review at the Brighton Festival, (2016) Little Eden, a satire on nationalism, which formed part of Refugee Week and the Being Human Festival, (2015) and Alice’s Adventure, part of Tribunal 12 at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2012. She is associate writer with Chalk Circle Theatre Company and mentors young people for the BFI Academy in the region. She is founder and co-organiser of Words and Women which supports and celebrates women writers in the region, and has co-edited 5 anthologies of women’s writing, and helped to produce and deliver a year-round programme of events. Recently, she is co-director of Script6, a script development company based in the East of England. Belona won the Theatre Prize at the University of East Anglia and an Arts and Humanities Research Council Award to take the MA in Scriptwriting at the UEA. She is a winner of the Penguin/Decibel Prize for Life-Writing, and has been awarded an Escalator to creatively explore the history of unmarried mothers. Longlisted for the British Short Screenplay Competition and published by Elbow Room. Her work has been commissioned by the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Tribunal 12, Europe in the Dock. Her work has been selected for Angles International Play Competition. Shortlisted for 2017 Ink Festival, and she is was part of Creative England’s 2016/17 Talent Module for Screenwriting, she is a member of Script6, a regional script development agency.

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