Will Maclean

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Nick Barron
Assistant: Jessie Lowe

Comedy

Agent: Nick Barron
Assistant: Jessie Lowe

Film, TV & Theatre

Will has original projects in development with CPL and Darrall Macqueen. He has co-written a feature film, DEEP FRIED BASTARDS, with Joel Morris, Jason Hazeley and Marc Haynes which is in development with North of Watford Films and Ingenious. He recently wrote for CLASS DISMISSED (CBBC) and HORRIBLE SCIENCE (Hat Trick Productions/Toff Media/ITV).

THE PITCH, the short film he co-wrote with Marc Haynes, starring Richard Glover (“The Casual Vacancy”) and Justin Edwards (“The Thick of It”) recently picked up three awards at the 2015 New York Film and Television Festival.

Will also co-wrote and directed THE CUNNING WOMAN with Joel Morris, which featured Isy Suttie and Rufus Jones.

In 2012, Will collaborated with Isabel Fay on the hit internet viral “Thank You Hater”, which won the Poke’s sketch of the year, Best Music Video Award at the LA Comedy Festival and spent two weeks at the top of the iTunes downloads comedy chart.

Will’s collaborations with John Camm have won them a Writers Guild Award, a Children’s BAFTA and an International Emmy Award in 2010 for their episode of SHAUN THE SHEEP “Who’s the Caddy?” Their collection of animated shorts WHAT MAKES ME, ME? AND OTHER INTERESTING QUESTIONS was nominated for a Children’s BAFTA award in 2013, and Will and John have also picked up a Gold Award at the World Media Festival for their training video 30 WAYS TO MAKE MORE TIME for Video Arts.

Other credits include MAN STROKE WOMAN, TOUCH ME I'M KAREN TAYLOR, SHAUN THE SHEEP, 8 OUT OF 10 CATS, RUSSELL HOWARDS GOOD NEWS, THE WEAKEST LINK, THE FRIDAY NIGHT PROJECT, AL MURRAY, PETER SERAFINOWICZ and the best-selling DVD for Video Arts, STRAIGHT TALKING, starring Kris Marshall. 

In Development

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DEEP FRIED BASTARDS

North of Watford Films / Ingenious

Screenplay

HIGH STRANGENESS

CPL Productions

Optioned comedy

Television

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CLASS DISMISSED

CBBC

HORRIBLE SCIENCE

Hat Trick Productions / Toff Media / ITV

YOU, ME & THEM

Hat Trick Productions

DNN: DEFINITELY NOT NEWSROUND

BBC

THANK YOU HATER

Clever Pie Productions

PET SQUAD

March Entertainment

HOUNDED

BBC

BEAR BEHAVING BADLY

BBC

SHAUN THE SHEEP

Aardman animations

ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG'S VERY BRITISH HOLIDAY

AL MURRAY'S MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER

THE WRONG DOOR

BBC

HEADCASES

ITV

TOUCH ME, I'M KAREN TAYLOR

Avalon Television

MAN STROKE WOMAN

BBC

8 OUT OF 10 CATS

Channel 4

RUSSELL HOWARDS GOOD NEWS

Avalon Television

THE WEAKEST LINK

BBC

TANGLEWOOD COPSE

Darryl MacQueen

Animated Series

Short Films

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE PITCH

Co-written with Marc Haynes, starring Richard Glover (“The Casual Vacancy”) and Justin Edwards (“The Thick of It”. Picked up three awards at the 2015 New York Film and Television Festival.

WHAT MAKES ME, ME? AND OTHER INTERESTING QUESTIONS

Nominated for a Children’s BAFTA award in 2013

THE CUNNING WOMAN

Co-written and directed with Joel Morris, which featured Isy Suttie and Rufus Jones

Comedy