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Sonya Desai



Tanya Tillett

Sonya’s comedy drama is currently under option and being developed by HAT TRICK, after winning her a place on the prestigious Channel 4 Screenwriting scheme. On the 4Screenwriting course, Sonya wrote the pilot episode for her ambitious science fiction thriller, SOLE. She also wrote the episode EAT YOU for the web series, and her comedy feature MISSING CHAPTERS won bronze in the 2015 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.

Sonya previously worked as a BBC journalist and news producer at News 24, BBC World, the Today Programme and Radio 5Live. She combined this with working as a freelance script reader, while working on her own spec scripts, which led to her being hired to write two drafts of a feature for Creative Minds Films. She was also hired to rewrite a comedy in development where she worked with and learnt loads from renowned script editor Kate Leys.

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