Fantastic news that Screen Academy MA Screenwriting graduate Chris Lindsay has been selected as One To Watch at the Edinburgh International Television Festival 2016! The Edinburgh International TV Festival awarded 30 Ones to Watch places to rising stars of the TV industry who were selected through an application process. Ones to Watch gives access to four days of inspiring sessions, creative debate and unrivalled networking opportunities at Edinburgh TV Fest as well as support and mentoring throughout the year. A career changing opportunity, Ones to Watch delegates get a free pass to the TV Festival as well as access to various masterclasses as well as 4 days accommodation in Edinburgh.
After graduating in 2011 Chris got his first screenwriting commission writing for kids’ spy drama MI High for Kudos and CBBC. Since then Chris’ career has been going from strength to strength he was A Red Planet Prize finalist and a graduate of the Holby and River City shadow schemes, He’s written for both shows as well as scripting an episode of Critical and creating an interactive drama for BBC Scotland. He’s developed material for ITV Studios, Hat Trick, 2AM and La Plante and wants to be one of the next generation of Showrunners.