Valerie Bundy won the Grazia Screenwriting Competition in association with BAFTA
She was mentored by Miranda Hart and is now a BAFTA Connect Member
You can read her winning script below
What Would Julie Do?
Valerie has written, created and performed in this award-winning short comedy film, starring Julie Hesmondhalgh with a cameo from Julie Walters. Produced by Polari Creative.
Daniel Ollerhead Photography
Upcoming Film Festivals
Wigan and Leigh (BIFA Qualifying) : Friday 15 September 2023
6pm at Leigh Film Factory, Leigh
Sunderland (BIFA Qualifying) : 16 - 22 October 2023
Followed by Q&A with Valerie and other Filmmakers
TweetFest (BIFA Qualifying) : 11 November 2023
4pm at The Hen & Chickens Theatre, London
Harrogate Film Festival : Dates to be confirmed
RTS Futures 48 Film Challenge
Valerie co-wrote 'Tomorrow' with Producer Luke Davies which was written, shot and edited in 48 hours. The finished film was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award.
A comedy duologue performed at The Horsham Arts Festival which won 'Best Writing Award' from London's Muse and Music Society. The script was adapted into a short film.
Inspector Hector Crime Detector
This short play was staged by Bluestocking Theatre Company at 53Two Theatre in Manchester.
Starring (L-R) Saskia Pay, Victoria Tunnah and Kivan Dene. Directed by Leni Murphy.
Valerie's poem 'Idolatry' was a prize-winner in The Liverpool National Women's Day Poetry Competition,
and was published in L-Scene. Her poems have also been published in The Affectionate Punch and the In Praise of Poets Anthology by Anchor Books.
Listen to a selection of sketches written and performed by Valerie, starring actors Richard Hollick and David Eliot-Cooper. Recorded by Chris Hardman, BBC.