Jennifer McConnell

Development Producer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Nick Barron
Assistant: Nicole Schivardi

Film, TV & Theatre

Jennifer is currently working as Development Producer at Playground Entertainment, after being Senior Development Executive at Archery Pictures. Before that she script edited Neil Jordan’s RIVIERA with Archery Pictures for Sky Atlantic and prior to this she was a script editor at the BBC working on EASTENDERS.

Previously she was at Company Pictures, where she co-script edited WOLF HALL, the BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s novel written by Peter Straughan and directed by Peter Kosminsky. Before that, Jennifer assistant script edited other high-end dramas such as THE VILLAGE (BBC1) written by Peter Moffat, and NEW WORLDS (C4) written by Peter Flannery and Martine Brant.

Jennifer started out producing shorts for the London Film School’s graduate directors. One of these, THE ETERNAL NOT, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s All’s Well by writer Lucinda Coxon, premiered at the London Short Film Festival and went on to win Best Script and Best Comedy at the National Student Film Festival.

Following a Masters degree in TV production from Royal Holloway, Jennifer interned at CBS Radio in Washington DC. Upon returning to the UK, she started script reading for producers Ceci Dempsey, Antony Root, Rankin Film and Element Pictures before joining Company in 2012.

In Development

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Full Force

2017

Vertigo Films / Company Pictures / Sky

Script Editor

Television

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RIVIERA

2017

Archery Pictures

Script Editor. Directed by Neil Jordan

EASTENDERS

BBC

Script Editor

WOLF HALL

Company Pictures

Script Editor. Directed by Peter Kosminsky

THE VILLAGE

Company Pictures

Assistant Script Editor. Written by Peter Moffat

NEW WORLDS

Channel 4

Assistant Script Editor. Written by Peter Flannery