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Amy Hawes

Amy Hawes is a Glasgow-based TV writer and playwright. She was the sole writer on 2 animation commissions produced by Playdead, culminating in 49 short films for BBC Bitesize Scotland (The Victorians, aged 9-11) and BBC Bitesize Wales (KS3 Science, aged 11-14) to be published online in Summer 2019. Other commissions include a series of online training videos for the NHS produced by RealPlay, and episodes of CBeebies Molly & Mack and Biggleton TX Nov & Dec 2018.

Amy has written/directed a BAFTA New Talent-winning film Falling for Fitzgerald; and is a founding member of Tandem Writing Collective with 2019 shows at The Tron Theatre in Glasgow, The Dundee Rep & The Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh.
She's worked as researcher/AP on 20+ TV shows including Hollyoaks, Down on the Farm, & Saturday Mash Up ; as Jnr. Storyliner on River City; & in development for Warner Bros. Specialising in Children's TV she's written/directed sketches for CBBC Presentation & CBBC travelogue All Over the Place. Graduating with an MA in English Language from Edinburgh University in 2009, Amy was awarded a scholarship from Warner Bros. Creative Talent for the celebrated MA TV Fiction Writing Course at Glasgow Caledonian University, graduating with distinction in 2014 and a treasured alumni position on the WBCT programme.