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MetFilm School Short Course Virtual Discovery Session

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Sheridan Humphreys

MA Screenwriting Discipline Leader, MetFilm School London

Sheridan grew up in Sydney, Australia and Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea. She now lives on the edge of a farm in Surrey, England. She is a creative writer and researcher. Her work includes screenplays and plays, and she is working on her first novel.

Humphreys is also a PhD Scholar at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College London where she’s writing a feature screenplay inspired by the forgotten, hidden histories of Indigenous Australians who lived in England in the 1830s. She also works as Lecturer in Screenwriting at University of Greenwich and also at Royal Holloway, University of London.

In 2017, she was selected to participate in CLOSR, a six-month film development scheme led by Raising Films.

Her background is in theatre, ficrst I trained as a performer and then worked in the theatre industry as a publicist for many of the UK’s leading new writing companies including Talawa, Tamasha and Paines Plough, and the dance company Candoco. Herwriting has been published in The Stage, The Guardian and BBC online and my plays have been performed at Edinburgh Festival and on tour in the UK.