Jessica Sinyard is a graduate of the National Film and Television School (2019) with a background in sports journalism. She is currently writing three original thriller pilot scripts — for Sky (Leftbank Pictures), the BBC (Wild Mercury Productions), and an interactive narrative project with Sky Studios and videogames company Flavourworks. She is also currently writing for Netflix and MGM’s upcoming historical action series, Vikings: Valhalla.
Jessica is developing original thriller series with World Productions, BBC Studios, Tall Story Pictures, The Forge Entertainment, Raw TV, and a feature with Fable Pictures. Her psychological thriller series set on Mount Everest, THE PEAK, won the Grand Prize for Screenwriting and Best TV Pilot at the Slamdance Film Festival 2018.
She has a special interest in visceral, distinctive thrillers and action thrillers with an investigative drive. She was a Royal Air Force air cadet and is also a passionate boxing fan. She continues to write for a number of boxing publications both online and in print.