Dominic Carver

Writer/Script Consultant/Script Editor

BA (HONS) Scriptwriting For Film & TV

 

PRODUCED CREDITS

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ECHOES IN THE SILENCE – Screenwriter –a silent short film for Richard Ellison.

FLED – Script Editor – a sci-fi short for Stickleback Productions.

LEGACY – Script Editor – a drama short for Trebuchet Film Productions Ltd.

THE DYING EYE – Script Editor – a feature thriller for writer/director Shiphrah Meditz.

THE TRAVELLER – Screenwriter – a ten-minute drama directed by Musaab Ag. Screened as an official selection at The Cannes Short Film Corner 2011 & the Gulf Film Festival 2012.

MR. VISTA (www.mrvista.net)Screenwriter – six episodes for second web series, uploaded 2008.

AGNScreenwriter – a four-minute short broadcast on Norwegian TV Station TV Vest in 2008.

GAZEScreenwriter – an interactive DVD student production in 2000.

 

PRE-PRODUCTION CREDITS

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THE YOUNG LEGIONARY – Screenwriter –a sci-fi feature, based on the novel Young Legionary by Douglas Hill, for Plenitude Productions.

#LONDONBOYS – Screenwriter – a coming-of-age thriller for Brave Soldier Films.

CONDITION – Screenwriter – a coming-of-age thriller for Crooked Smile Productions.

BROKEN BOYS – Script Editor – a coming-of-age feature drama for Trebuchet Film Productions Ltd.

COWBOYS CAN FLY – Screenwriter – a feature coming-of-age drama, based on the novel of the same name by Ken Smith, for Trebuchet Film Productions Ltd.

PLAYGROUND – Screenwriter – a feature coming-of-age drama for Tape 13 Productions and Silvertown Films.

THE GIANT UNDER THE SNOW – Screenwriter – a feature children’s adventure based on the novel of the same name by John Gordon, for Show Management Services.

THE LOST SOUL – Screenwriter – a feature psychological drama for Paramita Entertainment.

GOODBYEScreenwriter – a ten-minute comedy currently in post-production with Celtic Storm Films.

CHIPS, PIE & GRAVY – Script Editor – a ten-minute comedy currently in pre-production with producer/director Nicolas Piere.

 

OTHER WORK

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HOW TO SCORE AT THE LONDON SCREENWRITERS’ FESTIVAL 2010 – writer – published article on TwelvePoint.com in 2010.

WRITERS AND DEPRESSION – writer – published article on TwelvePoint.com in 2009.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

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2018 – THE WALL (TV Version) -Quarter-Finalist Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition.

2017 – THE WALL (TV version) – Semi-Finalist ScreenCraft Pilot Launch TV Scrip Contest.

2017 – THE WALL (TV version) – Semi-Finalist WeScreenplay TV Pilot Screenwriting Contest.

2017 – THE WALL (TV version) – Final Ten of the Stage 32 TV Writing Contest.

2016 – THE WALL (feature version) – Final Ten of Final Draft’s Big Break Competition.

2016 – WONDERLAND – Final Ten of Green Door’s Green Light Initiative.

2016 – FAITH – Semi-Finalist ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship.

2016 – ELEVEN – Quarter-Finalist ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship.

2016 – THE WALL (feature version) – Quarter-Finalist ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship.

2016 – THE WALL (feature version) – Quarter-Finalist ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest.

2016 – A FISTFUL OF EUROS – Quarter-Finalist ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest.

2015 – A FISTFUL OF EUROS – Quarter-Finalist Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest.

2011FAITH – Winner of the Prequel to Cannes Screenwriting Feature Competition.

2010 – One of 18 out of 180 chosen to attend a workshop at BBC Bristol as part of the BBC Writersroom’s South West Voices Initiative.

2008THE DEAD SIDE OF LIFE – Q/finalist Kaos Films’ BSSC Competition.

2008AGN – Broadcast on Norwegian TV.

2007 GOODBYE – 4th round Kaos Films’ BSSC Competition.

2001THE END OF VIOLENCE – One of 50 scripts out of 248 entries chosen for a second read in the Oscar Moore Screenwriting Prize.

 

EDUCATION

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1998 – 2001 Bournemouth University
Graduated with a BA (Hons) in Scriptwriting For Film and Television 

 

1st Year Units
Scriptwriting Craft, Script Into Video Production, Screenings and Analysis, History and Theory of Film and Broadcasting, Analysis of Media and Society, Applied Research Methods

2nd Year Units
Scriptwriting Craft, Scripting Television Drama, Scripting Comedy, Screenings and Analysis, Producing, Media Messages and Meanings, History and Theory of Film and Broadcasting, Professional Work Placement. 

3rd Year Units
Advanced Scriptwriting Craft, Scripting Major Feature, Dissertation, Script Editing and Analysis, Production Analysis, Study of the Television and Film Industry

 

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

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June 2000 – September 2000
Portman Entertainment Group, 167 Wardour Street, London, W1V 3TA. 

Completed the six weeks minimum requirement for the course and volunteered to continue unpaid work for the rest of the summer.

During my time at Portman, I read and wrote critiques on twelve scripts.

Contact: Jenifer Landor 

 

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

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  • 2018 – Yvonne Grace’s Script Editing For TV Course.
  • 2015 – Industrial Scripts’ How To Make A Low Budget Film Course.
 

SKILLS

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PERSONAL
Good knowledge of the following software: Dramatic Pro, Final Draft, Scriptwrite, Outlook Express, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Works, Quark, Pages, Numbers and the Internet.

INTERPERSONAL
Problem solving, teamwork, organising, methodical, self-motivated, reliable. 

 

AGENT

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CONTACT DETAILS

Christina Pickworth,

Imagine Talent Ltd