Kevin Mears


Screenwriter

Kevin is an award-winning writer and producer, specialising in comedy, drama and horror. His short films have starred the likes of Hugo Chegwin (People Just Do Nothing), Cariad Lloyd (Peep Show) and Felicity Montagu (I'm Alan Partridge) and have been screened at BAFTA and Oscar-qualifying film festivals. He was shortlisted for the BBC Writer’s Prize in 2013 and he’s also written additional material for the BBC Radio 4 Extra topical sketch show, Newsjack. Right now, he’s developing several projects for TV which are under option with production companies.

The Announcement

Writer

Eva's Legacy

Writer

Selected credits


project
producer / production company
shorts:
THE ANNOUNCEMENT (co-written with James Kibbey)
Gil Kolirin / Black Shark Media
Winner: Best Comedy - Montreal Independent Film Festival 2021
Winner: Best Comedy - Soho London Independent Film Festival 2021
Winner: Best Cinematography - Atlanta Comedy Film Festival 2020
ROUNDHEADS AND CAVALIERS
Chloe Thomas / One Glove Films
EVA'S LEGACY
Simon Frith / Red Stable Films
Winner: Platinum Remi Award for Original Dramatic Short - Worldfest Film Festival 2015
Winner: Best Film - Rob Knox Film Festival 2015
Winner: Best Cinematography - Rob Knox Film Festival 2015
Winner: Best Visual - Limelight Film Awards 2015
Radio:
NEWSJACK
Katie Tyrrell / BBC Radio 7
optioned:
ON THE RUN WITH MUM
James Boughen / Motif Pictures
ROUNDHEADS AND CAVALIERS
Jane Langford / Saffron Cherry TV