Jessica Sinyard is a graduate of the National Film and Television School (2019), and has a background in sports journalism. She is currently writing two original thriller pilot scripts for Sky (Leftbank Pictures) and the BBC (Wild Mercury Productions). She is also developing original thriller series with World Productions, 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 and was covered by Variety magazine. Her sci-fi short SOLAR PLEXUS was in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 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 was recently selected for BAFTA-BFI Crew 2019-20.