Write what I love, to love what I write.
Eileen's credits include:
Selected Feature Scripts:
'Frankie's Lodger' (Finalist, Best Comedy Feature Screenplay, Austin After Dark FF, Apr' 20 & Sept '20 - Forgot, entered twice!). 'Gnome Alone' and 'Once Bitten (Coronet Selection, Queen Palm Int. FF, Sep '19 & Dec '18) 'Once Bitten' last 15% BBC Writersroom Script lab 4. 'Queens' (Med FF, January '19. Austin After Dark FF, Aug '19) and 'Three Wishes', (Finalist, Oaxaca FF, Sep '19).
'Eternal Administration - Ep. 1 - 'The Gauntlet' (Nominated for Best Comedy Series Episode (Screenplay), Austin Comedy Short FF, Apr '19). 'Help! My half brother's an atheist!', Ep. 1: 'The Funeral and the Nose', (Winner, Best Int. Short Screenplay, Houston Comedy FF, Oct '19). 'Lodging' (Houston Comedy FF, Aug '20). 'No. 47 Ate my Uber!', (2nd sift, last 13% BBC Writersroom, last 12-15% Nashville FF, Quarter Finalist Page Awards, July '20, Selection, Portland Comedy FF, Apr '20, Queen Palm Int. FF, May '20 and Twin Tiers Int. FF, June '20).
'Wonderland', (Semi-Finalist, Hyperwave FF, Oct '19', Finalist for 'Monochrome FF' Sep '19 and selected for Austin Under the Stars, Oct '20). Noted as "Really funny".
Selected Shorts:
'Avoidance', (Indie Visions FF, Oct, '19). 'Blind Faith' (Nominated for Best Short Screenplay, Genre Celebration Festival, Nov '18, shot Aug '19 (Won Best Writing, Nominee for Best Editing, Best Original Idea, Best Music and Best Short. Top Indie Film Awards, May '20. Semi-Finalist, Couch FF. Nominated for Best Short Drama & Best Director, Genre Celebration FF and Finalist, Bengaluru FF, July '20.). 'Blue Car', (Best Short Screenplay, Genre Celebration Festival, Tokyo, Nov '19). Short script 'Boogie Wonderland with a Twist', (Nominated for Best Short Script, Top Indie Film Awards, Sep '19). 'Cat', (Indie Suspense Horror Sci-Fi Film Awards, Oct, '19 and Diabolical Horror Film Festival, Oct '19). 'Cookies', (Finalist, Best Short Script, Underground Indie FF, June '19 and Semi-Finalist for Best first five pages, Blast Off Film Festival, LA, Feb '20). 'Dark Things' (Winner Best Short Script, Independent Horror Movie Awards, May '19 and Semi-Finalist, Cine de Yecura, Mexico, Mar '20). 'Elephant Gerald', (PA Indie Shorts FF, Sep'19). 'Forte' (Portugal Int. FF', Mar, 19). 'Gargoyles and Lumpers', (2nd place and Finalist, Best Short Script, Košice Monthly FF, Feb '20 and Finalist, Lit Laughs Int. Comedy FF, June '20). 'Hanger On' (CKF FF, Dec '19). 'Jump Start', (Russian Indie FF, Sep '19. Finalist, Hyperwave FF, May '19 and Semi-Finalist, Light and Future FF, Houston, Mar'19). 'Nicked' (Best Short Script Bloodstained Indie FF', Dec '18 and Nominated for Best Short Script for 'Top Indie Film Awards', Jan '19). 'No Accounting for Taste' (They Monkey Bread Awards, Aug'20)'. Pudding Cups' (Anabelle Munro TMIFF, Aug '20). 'Preservation' (Winner, Best Short Screenplay, Independent Horror Movie Awards, May '20). 'Run For It' - Adapted from her shortlisted 'Singularity' story - (Finalist, Female Voices Rock, NYC, Sep '19 and Semi-Finalist, Indie Visions FF, Virginia, Feb '19). Santa Run (Finalist, LRLA, May '20). 'Somebody for Everybody', (Monthly Winner, 'Best Short Screenplay, Hollywood Just for Shorts, July '19). 'Star Gazing', (LA Under the Stars FF, Jan '20). 'Turner' (Selection, Mediterranean FF, Cannes, Nov '19, Semi-Finalist for Southeastern Int. FF, Nashville, Sep '19. Austin Micro Short FF, July '19) and Whack a Duck! (Nominated for Best Short Script, Top Indie Film Awards, May '20 & The Monochrome FF, Oct '20).
Slected Micro-Shorts:
'Bless You' (Queen Palm Int. FF, LA, June '19. Bronze Award Winner for Best Dialogue.) 'Ginger Snap'. (Winning short script, LA Comedy Feedback Festival, Jan '19, live-read in LA). 'Global Warning' (Art Colour Digital Cinema Int. FF, May '19 & Semi-Finalist Europe Now FF, June '20). 'Learning from History' (Winner Best (Short) Screenwriter, CKF Int. FF, UK, June '19). 'Second Class' (Toronto Comedy Film & Screenplay Competition, July '19.) 'Spice' (CKF Int. FF, Feb' 19). 'The Cliché' (Finalist, Berlin Flash FF, Jan '19. Live read at LAFFF Dec '18. A top five script from over two thousand! Shot July '19, completed).
Horror story 'Deviance', 'Twisted 50 - Volume 2' Nov '18. (5 stars on Amazon).
Monologue 'Watching'. Performed at 'Revolution' APA theatre scratch-night, May '17, (Toronto Comedy FF, Feb '20) and in 'The Lockdown Monologues' filmed May' 20, www.suki.tv
Monthly column 'Reflections' ran two and a half years in 'Mondanite' Dubai.
Eileen once wrote horoscopes for 'Blue Jeans' magazine and was delighted to be included in making her first two micro-shorts. Her project with Jumpcut Studios 'The Grim Truth' shot Spring 2020 starring Jonathan Whittington. Follow them on twitter @GrimTruthFilm
In lock-down, Eileen and @FraserCoull co-wrote 'McDoon and 'Oot' for the 48 hours film project. (See Links)
  • Writer (1 Credit)
    Blind Faith (Film)2020
Aberdeen University
English/Hispanic Studies
Aberdeen Northern College (Now part of RGU)
PGCE Secondary Education
Birth City
Not too tall.
Eye Color
Had two stories shortlisted for 'The Singularity' Sci-Fi project but was pipped at the post.
"Anything in life that is any fun... is either illegal, immoral, or fattening." P.G. Wodehouse.
Write what I love, to love what I write.