Ali Hughes


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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Ali graduated from the Screenwriting MA at Met Film School, Ealing Studios. His first feature script 'Mignonette' won multiple awards internationally, and was a London Film Award finalist. 

He is the co-writer of the multi-award-winning TV series 'Dreaming Whilst Black’, which earned him an International Emmy nomination in 2022.

In Development




Print Room Productions / 4 Quarter Films

Feature film



Dreaming Whilst Black


Big Deal Films / A24 / BBC

Writer - 6 episodes. TV adaptation of the web series.


4 Quarter Films

9 part Web series
*Winner of Best UK Series, UK Web Fest
*Winner of Best Web Series, Life After Life Film Festival
*Outstanding Achievement in Writing, Rio Web Fest
*Nominee for Best Comedy Writing, IAWTV Awards
*Nominee for Best Web Series, Bilbao Series Land
*Official Selection, The Independent Television Festival
*Official Selection, NYC Web Fest
*Official Selection, London Short Film Festival
*Official Selection, Freebird Film Festival

Short Films


A Fistful of Candy


*Winner of Best Short Film, 4F Film Festival
*Finalist of Best Short Film, New York Film and TV Festival
*Semi-finalist of Best Short Film, Shortest Nights Film Festival
*Official Selection, The Wild Bunch Film Festival
*Official Selection, Dorking Film Festival
*Official Selection, Sunderland Shortest Nights Film Festival
*Official Selection, Focus International Film Festival
*Official Selection, Hollywood North Film Festival