© 2017 by Gwenhyver Davies

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Writer for the page, screen, VR and beyond!



Writer/Producer - Petrified

A short animation about a guinea pig who’s afraid of the dark. Dir. Andy W. Clift. 

Screened at the Abertoire International Horror Festival in 2010, Animated Exeter and CineMe Bristol in 2011, and Dinefwr Film Festival 2012. 


Script Supervisor/Co-writer - Borrowed

A short film about a mother who goes to extraordinary lengths to see her children.


Writer - Cassandra

A short film about a woman who uses her ability to see the future to get what she wants. 

Screened at Hartfest Open Air Film Night 2017 



Arts Council England Project Grant - I am the recipient of a Project Grant which is funding the completion of my novel "The Music of Life - Brought to You by The Instruments of Death".

Arts Council England funding - I am the writer on "Reorientation", awarded ACE funding (project lead by Christopher Lane; in partnership with VR film company Breaking Fourth).

Longlisted - Penguin Random House’s WriteNow scheme 2017 with the novel version of The Music of Life… (the scheme’s aim is to mentor and publish under-represented Writers).

Top 100 - C21 Drama Script Competition with TV script Deadly Delights.

Shortlisted - Sundance Screenwriters Labs 2018 with feature script The Music of Life…

Final Ten/Shortlist - Write To Greenlight initiative 2016 with TV pilot Instruments of Death.

Selected - to take part in Barbara Machin’s Writers Room day at Ealing Studios (2016).

Semifinalist - Nicholl Fellowship with feature script Out of Sync (top 149 of 6915) (2015).

Selected - to be part of the London Screenwriters Festival Talent Campus 2016.

Semifinalist - Screen Craft with Instruments of Death (165 of 2,000) (2015).

Finalist - Austin Film Festival 2014 with Instruments of Death (top 1% of 6,764).

Semifinalist - Nicholl Fellowship with feature script Instruments of Death (top 150 of 7511) (2014).

Top 5% - BBC Writers Room Autumn 2012 with Jason and the Astronauts.

Quarterfinalist - Bluecat Screenplay Competition with Quiver (2012).

Screened - Short film Petrified at Abertoire Int. Horror Festival (2010); Animated Exeter (2011); CineMe Bristol (2011); Dinefwr Film Festival (2012).

Shortlisted - Circalit First Draft Comp with Jason and the Astronauts (2011).

Commissioned  - to write documentary trailer by Ignite Creative (2010).

2nd Runner Up - Eastgate Write-a-Scene Competition (2009).

Winner - Cheltenham SWF Script_1 competition 2009 with Grounded.

Quarterfinalist - 12th ASA (106/1100) top 10% with Crooked Arrows (2009).

3rd Round Qualifier - British Short Screenplay Competition - with Hedone (2009).

Winner - American Gem Literary Festival 2008 with Immortality.

Quarterfinalist - Creative World Awards 2008 (top 32) with Crooked Arrows.

British Short Screenplay Competition - with Meet the Target (43/1500) (2008).

BA Hons Philosophy, The University of Durham, 2003 - 2006.