Sophia Chetin-Leuner

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Eleanor Sax

Film, TV & Theatre

Awards include Dalio Foundation Scholarship, Tisch NYU (2017-18); Austin Film Festival Second Round, Arif (2017); Best of the Vaults, Save + Quit, published by Nick Hern Books (2017); HighTide Academy Winner , Ash (September 2016); Best Play at The London Student Drama Festival, Save + Quit (March, 2015).

Sophia was on the Bush Theatre's Emerging Writers’ Group in 2019. In 2019 her play LEAVING EDEN was chosen from hundreds of applications by Scene Gym for their R&D week.

In 2020 Sophia made it to the final 4% of the BBC Writers Room for Drama and her spec TV pilot PHARMACY FIRST was Shortlisted for the C21 Drama Script competition. Her play THIS MIGHT NOT BE IT was longlisted for Soho Theatre's Verity Bargate Award. Sophia also had two plays Shortlisted for the inaugural Paines Plough Women's Prize for Playwriting: THIS MIGHT NOT BE IT and LEAVING EDEN.

In Development

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PHARMACY FIRST

TV spec pilot
*Shortlisted C21 Media drama script competition

Theatre

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CLICK & COLLECT

2020

M6 Theatre Company

Short play commission as part of their series: Love in the Time of Corona Stories

THIS MIGHT NOT BE IT

2019

Bush Theatre

Rehearsed reading July 2019
Dir. Monique Tuoko
*Longlisted for Soho Theatre's Verity Bargate Award 2020
*Shortlisted Paines Plough Women's Prize for Playwriting 2020

LEAVING EDEN

2019

Scene Gym / Park Theatre

Rehearsed reading July 2019
Dir. Sarah Meadows
*Shortlisted Paines Plough Women's Prize for Playwriting 2020

SAVE + QUIT

2016 - 2018

UK & Ireland Tour

The New Theatre, Dublin
Vault Festival, London
Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford Playhouse
Assembly George Square, Edinburgh Fringe

ASH

2016

Park Theatre / HighTide Festival