Hania Elkington

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Nick Hitchcock

Film, TV & Theatre

After a run of short fiction prizes, Hania left Edinburgh University with a first class MA in Literature and spent her twenties working as an associate literary agent before making the jump to full-time screenwriting. She has twice made the Brit List with BFI-championed screenplays: SON OF MAN and LETTER FROM AMERICA. 

She is Creator, Writer and Exec Producer on an eight-part, returnable drama series for Netflix Originals/New Pictures. THE INNOCENTS is an epic, star-crossed love story set between The Pennines, London and Norway, electrified by a supernatural twist – starring Sorcha Groundsell, Percelle Ascott and Guy Pearce. The official teaser trailer for the series can be watched below. 

Hania has worked with companies including Scott Free, Kudos, World Productions and Mam Tor, and is developing a slate of projects.

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE INNOCENTS

2018

New Pictures/Netflix Originals

- Co-created with Simon Duric
- Lead Director: Farren Blackburn
- Producer: Chris Croucher

FULL FRONTAL

2018

Mam Tor Productions

- Original TV series
- Jointly voted best script for The Brit List TV 2018.

THE BEAN KING

2018

Stray Bear Productions / Film4

- Short film
- Dawn Shadforth will direct

SON OF MAN

2017

- Feature Film (Comedy)
- Featured on the 2013 Brit List
- Developed with the BFI

LETTER FROM AMERICA

2017

- Featured on the 2010 Brit List