Nessa Wrafter

Writer / Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Award-winning writer and director, Nessa Wrafter, was chosen by the screenwriter/showrunner Lisa McGee (Derry GirlsThe DeceivedBeing Human) for one-to-one mentorship as part of the BBC/ITV Mentorship Scheme with Dancing Ledge Productions 2021. Lisa selected Nessa’s TV pilot script and series pitch for Reuniondeveloping it with her to take to international broadcasters. 

Nessa is currently writing an episode on Series 3 of Smother for RTE/BBC Studios, due to start shooting in February 2022. Alongside this, she’s developing an original feature idea with Helen Simmons and Stephanie Aspin of Erebus Pictures, directing a short film for Oscar-winning company Slick Films and was commissioned by Jason Flemyng’s The Kernel Factory to write the pilot for Soho, an original TV series co-written and co-created with Kate Magowan.

In 2018, Nessa wrote and directed the short film, Early Days, starring Maimie McCoy (Van Der ValkMusketeersWhite House Farm) and Adrian Bower (Gangs of LondonThe Last Kingdom), which was screened at numerous Oscar and Bafta-qualifying festivals internationally, winning multiple awards on the festival circuit. In 2019, she created the web series Fame Disease, directing two episodes, co-produced with Kate Magowan and John Simm’s Magic Alex Productions, and the production company she co-owns with Simon Killick, Klick Productions. The series was shortlisted for a British Comedy Guide Pro Talent Award. 

In Development

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J-ONE

Erebus Pictures

Writer & Director
Feature Film

PRO PARTY

Slick Films

Director.
Short Film.

SOHO

Kernel Factory

Co-creator & co-writer with Kate Magowan.
TV Series.

SO, I STARTED A COMMUNE

2020

X-Pollinator

Co-writer & co-creator with Iseult Howlett and Laura Kavanagh.
TV Series.
INCUBATOR development initiative supported by Screen Ireland.

Television

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SMOTHER S3

2021

BBC Studios / RTE

Writer.
Episode 5.

SKY CONTINUITY

2013 - 2018

Sky

Writer.
Writes and voices continuity links on Sky1.

Other

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FAME DISEASE

2019

Klick Productions / Magic Alex Productions

Web Series.
Creator, Writer & Director.

Radio

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE CURE

2020

Storypunk

Creator & Writer.
Audio drama series.

TWITCHER

2020

Kickitdown Productions

Director
Radio monologue

LOVE IN LOCKDOWN

2020

Kickitdown Productions

Director
Radio monologue

Short Films

ProductionCompanyNotes

EARLY DAYS

2017

Turn Buffalo / Klick Productions

Writer & Director.
Starring: Maimie McCoy, Adrian Bower & Peter Wight.
Exec Producers: Indira Varma & Kate Magowan