Guiding Lights 7 mentee – Hannah Patterson Photograph by Roberta Matis
Guiding Lights 7 mentee – Hannah Patterson Photograph by Roberta Matis

Hannah Patterson – Writer


Hannah is a playwright and screenwriter. Her work has been performed at theatres including Hampstead, The Pleasance, Southbank Centre and Theatre503, in association with companies such as Paines Plough and Old Vic, New Voices. Her most recent play Playing With Grown Ups, nominated for an Off West End Award for Best New Play and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award, transferred to New York’s 59E59 Theater as part of the Brits off Broadway season. She is currently on Headlong Theatre’s Headstart programme.

Hannah is also in development with several feature films, including an adaptation of her play Much for Sophie Neave at Tilt Films, slated for production in late 2015, thriller Arribada with Sarah Brocklehurst Productions, and World War Two feature Resistance with Alex Thiele at 65 Wilding Films. She has been invited with projects on to Edinburgh International Film Festival’s NETWORK program, London Film Festival’s Think-Shoot-Distribute, Screen Yorkshire’s Triangle, Creative England’s NET.WORK, and the LA CineStory Writing Lab.

She has also won the BRITDOC Best Pitch for documentary feature Shelter in Place and the Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Award for Resistance. She has written extensively about film for publications including the Guardian, The International Film Guide and Sight & Sound, and is represented by Camilla Young at Curtis Brown.

Agent: Camilla Young, Curtis Brown



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