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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Ewen Glass

Ewen Glass is a practising screenwriter, writing for both TV and film. Recent television commissions include drama 'A Sign of Things', which was produced as part of RTE's Storyland programme, for which he was nominated for broadcast debut writer at the Debbies (Edinburgh TV festival). Living with the Dempseys, a drama pilot he co-created and is co-writing with Roanne Bardsley, will go out later this year on BBC NI and iPlayer. Previously, he storylined Hollyoaks and co-wrote award-winning film 'Lies We Tell' starring Gabriel Byrne and Harvey Keitel. Ewen is repped by Phil Adie at Nick Turner management.

Department Responsibilities

Ewen teaches screenwriting across undergraduate programmes, Media Production and Film & Television; he also teaches on MA Media, Film and TV Production.

Subject Specialism

Screenwriting, public communication of science


  • PhD: Film - Screenwriting: theory, process and practice in relation to original feature script (Pending) — University of Exeter, 2020
  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Authority — HEA, 2016
  • Ba (Hons): Film & Media/English Studies - First Class — University of Stirling, 2005


  • Nominated for Debut Writer (broadcast TV) — Edinburgh TV Festival - DEBBIES,
  • Finalist - Feature Script — Alaska International Film Awards,
  • Sponsored delegate at London Screenwriters Festival — Northern Ireland Screen,
  • Best Feature Script Award — Lake Charles Film Festival,
  • 3rd in International Screenwriting Competition — Cynosure Screenwriting Competition,
  • Awarded a place on TalentLab — Edinburgh International Film Festival,
  • Writer's Award at theatre Festival (Italy, 2009) — ‘Attori in Cerca D’Autore’,

Module Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinator - MED9317 The Working Screenwriter - Art and Industry (MA) — 2017 to Present
  • Co-ordinator - MED2023 Script and Screenwriting Projects — 2016 to Present

Professional Affiliations

  • Irish Film & Television Academy — Member
  • Writers Guild of Great Britain — Member
  • Royal Television Society — Member


Film and TV work which Ewen has written or co-written has attracted over £5m in investment and has been distributed theatrically, on DVD/Digital download and on television. He has worked with BBC, Revolver Entertainment and RTE among many other companies, and continues to develop his professional practice profile as a screenwriter. Most recently, he has been awarded a place on BBC Writersroom Norn Voices scheme.