Greenlit's Head of Community and Theatre, Grace O'Keefe hosted an expert panel at the Vault Theatre Festival on the process of taking your play or comedy from the stage to TV or film. The recording of this panel is now available on our podcast.
As Development Executive at Popcorn Group, Natalie coordinates the slate working in development on numerous film and television projects and coordinates the Popcorn Writing Award with BBC Writersroom which is held annually at the Edinburgh Fringe. She was also Assistant Producer on Charlotte Colbert’s BIFA-nominated SHE WILL which won a Golden Leopard for Best First Feature at Locarno Film Festival. She is a BAFTA Connect Member and a BIFA voter.
Simon Nelson is the Drama Development Executive for BBC Writersoom – the BBC’s department dedicated to the discovery and development of both new and experienced screenwriters. Based in Broadcasting House, he has responsibility for writer development in London & the South, as well as overseeing pan-UK projects which currently include Open Call, Pilot, Voices South and The Break. Simon began his career in the theatre, working across several producing houses in Britain and Ireland before moving into television where he has worked for various companies as a story-liner, script editor, director & producer.
Olga Koch is a writer and comedian, across radio, television and film. She was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018, Best Show at Leicester Comedy Festival in 2020, longlisted for Best Stand Up Show at the National Comedy Awards in 2021 and her show Fight won the 2022 Writer’s Guild Award for Best Radio Comedy. Olga collaborates closely with Charlie Dinkin. All of her live shows were directed by Charlie and BBC Radio 4's Fight and OK Computer were both co-written by Charlie as well. Olga has also appeared on Mock the Week (BBC Two), QI (BBC Two), Frankie Boyle's New World Order (BBC Two), Late Night Mash (Dave), Richard Osman's House of Games (BBC Two), Guessable (Comedy Central), and Question Team (Dave).