What do script editors do? With Jessica Jones
Script editors are an integral part of developing a writer’s initial idea into a truly compelling TV show or film. We speak with Jessica Jones about the role.
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Her acting credits include Captain America (Marvel), Anthony Horowitz’s Foyles War (ITV), Stephen Poliakoff’s Dancing on the Edge (BBC/Starz), and Ophelia in Sir Trevor Nunn’s Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead (West End).
She also has a busy voiceover career, and as a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company, narrated the unabridged Jane Eyre for BBC Sounds, and Margaret Atwood’s Booker Prize-winning sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments, for BBC Radio 4. Katherine has just completed her first film as Writer/Director (in addition to Actress/Producer) – Help! I’ve Stolen Amy Adams’ Nose!, starring Michael Maloney. Her second as Writer/Director/Actress/Producer, Reaching Four, starring Pippa Haywood and Ben Lamb, and supported by OCD UK, was completed in April 2022.
Producing credits include BFI Network-funded short A Noble Truth; Grierson Award-shortlisted documentary Babies & Bellyboards; and Milk drama short supported by The Samaritans (completed August 2021). Katherine is a member of BFI Network x BAFTA Crew, and a BAFTA and BFI Film Academy Mentor. She is currently being mentored herself by Johnny Fewings, ex-MD of Universal Pictures.
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