Jessica Sinyard is an award-winning screenwriter with a background in sports journalism. Her psychological survival thriller series set on Mount Everest, THE PEAK, won the Grand Prize for Screenwriting at the Slamdance Film Festival and was covered by Variety magazine.
Jessica’s current projects in development include a military psychological thriller series with World Productions, two action-thriller series with Wild Mercury, a thriller series set in the video games industry with Leftbank Pictures, a sci-fi suspense thriller series with The Forge Entertainment, a confined action-thriller series with Tall Story Pictures, a grounded eco-horror feature with Fable Pictures and a thriller script commission with the BBC. Her haunting sci-fi short SOLAR PLEXUS was in competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2019.
Jessica has a special interest in visceral, distinctive thrillers with an investigative drive. She was a Royal Air Force air cadet and is also a passionate boxing fan, continuing to write for a number of boxing publications both online and in print.
She graduated from the National Film and Television School in 2019, and was recently selected for BAFTA-BFI Crew 2019-20.