Samuel Jefferson

Activity: Writer, Producer
Nationality: British
Lives in: Berlin, Germany & London, UK
Writing languages: English
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Sci-fi, LGBTQ+, Action-Adventure, Thriller


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Whilst studying Medicine at Newcastle University, Samuel wrote several award-winning one-act plays including Cannes, which received critical praise at The Edinburgh Festival, and Dust, which won the People’s Choice Award at the Durham International Drama Festival.

After working as a full-time doctor for two years, Samuel left his training in order to follow his passion for writing and complete a master’s degree in Screenwriting at The London Film School. Since graduating with Merit from The LFS in 2014, Samuel has continued to build his career in screenwriting whilst still working as a freelance doctor in the Emergency Room.

Samuel won the BAFTA / Rocliffe comedy initiative in 2015 and had his work showcased at The New York Television Festival. After this his medical drama series Incision was optioned by ITV Studios. Samuel has recently finished work on his debut novel, part of a five book series entitled The Pentas Collection. Samuel wrote the short film Gypsy’s Kiss, which won the Director’s UK Challenge ALEXA competition in 2017 and his short film script Rummage was a finalist in the Short Scripts Short Film Fund 2018. Samuel is also the writer of the short film Der Junge im Schnee (The Boy In The Snow) , created for German director Dieter Primig and the film entered the festival circuit in 2021.

Samuel graduated from the Serial Eyes programme at the Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie (DFFB) in Berlin, Europe’s premier postgraduate training programme for television writers and producers in 2018. He currently has a number of television, film and web-series projects in various stages of development for both the UK and European markets.

2020 / Who Is Dick Dickinson? / Writer, Creator
Comedy Series / MadeFor, Germany (IN DEVELOPMENT)

2020 / Remember / Writer, Creator
Sci-fi Drama Series / MadeFor, Germany (IN DEVELOPMENT)

2020 / Der Junge Im Schnee / Writer
Short Film / Unique Flakes, Germany

2019 / NIGHTS / Writer, Creator
Medical Drama Series / BabyCow, UK (IN DEVELOPMENT)

2019 / KraNK / Writer, Co-Creator
Medical Drama Series / Violet Pictures, Germany (IN DEVELOPMENT)

2019 / Renegade / Writer, Creator
Steampunk Drama Series / Studio21, UK (IN DEVELOPMENT)

2018 / Poisons / Writer, Creator
Thriller Drama Series / H&V Entertainment, Germany (IN DEVELOPMENT)

2017 / Gypsy’s Kiss / Writer
Short Film / London

2018 / Serial Eyes Programme / Berlin

2016 / Master’s Degree Screenwriting / The London Film School

2011 / Batchelor of Medicine and Surgery / Newcastle University

2005 / A Levels; History, Psychology, English Language, Biology, General Studies / St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form

2017 / I Live With Models / Writers’ Room