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©2018 by Sydonie Calvert - Writer

SCREENWRITING

I have been creating and writing films since 2014 graduated from MetFilm School in December 2019. 

My debut feature film When Pigs Die written and shot in 2019 is currently in post production and will enter distribution in the near future.

I am currently building a portfolio and samples are available on request. If you are interested in working together, feel free to email; sydoniecalvert@gmail.com

 

SCREENWRITING FILMOGRAPHY

THE WHISTLEBLOWER

2019

Short Film, Fiction. War. Dir. Troy Brown

  • The Whistleblower follows two brothers in the WWI trenches as one tries to save the other. Produced by A TALL STORY LTD. and Lab Studios.

FRANKIE

2019

Short Film, Fiction. Dir Irina Andronic. Comedy. Entering production July 2019.

  • Comedy about a 50-year-old menopausal hit-woman, commission.

WHEN PIGS DIE

2019

Feature Film, Fiction. Dir. Magnus Lyche. Black Comedy.

  • My debut feature film. A black comedy about a young woman, who in her attempt to kill herself, just keeps killing everyone around her. In this process I worked to deadlines with two script editors.

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW?

2019

Factual Web Series. Dir. Srishti Chhabria.

  • Teleprompter writer and researcher. Made in conjunction with The Telegraph’s media production team. This was a pilot for a potential web series delving into what people want to know about future technologies. The pilot was about the integration of A.I. into the human mind. This involved a lot of research and fact checking.

GAMBIT

2018

Web Series, Fiction (Season 4, Episodes 1 & 3). Various Directors. Drama.

  • MetFilm School’s own drama web series. Gambit was a pre-existing series that I had the opportunity to write 2 episodes for season 4. Following in an established style and characters was a challenge but taught me how to fit to a brief and hit deadlines.

LITTLE SISTER

2016

Short Film, Fiction. Dir. Teo Yarkova. Social Realism.

  • Created in a BFI short course, Little Sister is the story of a young brother and sister living on the streets of Dundee.

A LETTER HOME

2014

Short Film, Fiction. Social Realism.

  • Created in a Royal Conservatoire of Scotland short course, A Letter Home is the story of a man whose wife is killed while on active service.

 

CURRENT SCRIPTS

These are the scripts I am currently working on. Feel free to get in contact if you want to know more.

ON THE CLYDE

Social Realism / Period Drama.

Feature Script.

Father and daughter, Davie and Isla face the challenges of 1970’s Glasgow; unemployment, drugs, religious tension, and their changing family dynamic.

THE TRIAL OF TYLER

Social Realism.

Short Script.

Tyler has just killed his girlfriend, he must now decide what to do; call the police and hope they believe his story or hide the body and run.

WANKERS

Comedy.

Short Script.

Two roommates discuss masturbation etiquette in their shared house. 

YOU'VE BEEN BREXITED!

Dark Comedy.

Short Script.

Based in a near dystopian Britain, YBB is the hottest game show; best deportation wins. 

 
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