LINK IFF 2018 FILM JURIES
PHILIP HURD WOOD - SCREENWRITING
For Philip Hurd-Wood storytelling is primal and deeply rooted in our humanity. Telling originalstories in film has long been his passion and he has written or co-writtenmany short and feature-length screenplays. Recent successes include ashort film, The Blue Dress, that he scripted being selected for Cannes. He has two feature films in development.
His career in film, theatre and radio was born while reading Literature atThe New University of Ulster, where directing and acting led naturally toa position in professional Theatre in Education. Since then he’s playedmany roles in theatre, international film and TV and become a sought-after voiceover artist.
In addition, he has co-written, directed and acted in a satirical TV showfor the BBC, presented children's TV shows in Ireland and many localand hospital radio broadcasts, and taken on the role of Guest Lecturer in
Media Studies at the University of Humberside.