SOULLA TANTOURI ERIKSEN

Soulla left her job as a secondary school teacher when she accidentally discovered screenwriting. She quickly realised that writing for the screen was the perfect marriage (storm!) of her two biggest passions (writing & photography) and she’s never looked back. Soulla is a second generation Liverpudlian Greek Cypriot

JAVID REZAI

Javid Rezai is an Iranian-Italian-British Screenwriter.
Winner of the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Prize in 2017 for Children’s Media, Javid was recognised as a Changemaker at the 2018 Children’s Media Conference and nominated for Debut Writer at the Edinburgh TV Festival New Voice Awards in 2020. In 2022, he was featured in BBC Teach’s INSIDE THE WRITER’S MIND online series.

Javid is interested in writing for younger audiences, and currently developing various original projects within the teen and children’s space.

Javid’s CV can be found here

SEYI ODUSANYA

Seyi has been building up his experience working on a variety of projects, live action, mixed media and animation writing for a numberof CBeebies shows, Molly and Mack, JoJo and GranGran and he has now joined the writing team for Odo made by Sixteen South for Milkshake, taking part in their virtual writer’s room and contributing episodes.

Seyi’s CV can be found here

AN VROMBAUT

At nine years old, An was happiest when writing and drawing, so promised herself that she’d never forget what it felt like to be nine and now she writes and draws for a living.

An’s grown-up writing life started with The Story of Henrietta the Hairy Hippo, the pilot episode for the pre-school TV series 64 Zoo Lane, which has now been broadcast on BBC/CBeebies for 17 years. She works from her converted garage, with a space for writing at one end and a space for drawing at the other, creating charming, playful, character-driven scripts as well as award-winning short films and picture books.

A visionary writer-director, An also works on other people’s IPs.

An’s CV can be found here