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Hywel Berry | Elance
 
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Hywel Berry

Screenwriter and comedy writer
   United States
New York
  |  6:41 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

I am a comedy writer and screenwriter who has written for Theater, Film and Television both in the US and my native United Kingdom, working for companies such as MTV and the BBC.

I specialize in all types of comedy writing from articles, to blogs, to speeches, to screenplays. If you need something to be funny, then I can help you.

Further details of my speech writing business can be found at: www.WriteYourSpeech.com

I am new to Elance.com, but I hope to be able to help you add a little humor to any project.

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Portfolio

Feature Screenplay: SUDDENLY ST. NICK When Santa’s Elves decide they want to retire,...
Feature Screenplay: THE LAST DRAGON A young boy must save the last dragon on Earth to...
Television sketches.
In the vein of "The Onion", satirical current affairs news articles.
Original TV Pilot: STRANGETOWN A young couple leave the city for the good life in the...
A spec script for THE SIMPSONS
How to be a writer Useful for anyone thinking of getting into this crazy game.

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I have been a professional comedy writer and screenwriter for thirteen years. I have written in many different formats including speeches, animations, sketches, sitcoms and feature films.

Television:
Scripts Optioned:
"Banarnia" - Sketch comedy - BBC
"Hotdogs" - Sketch comedy - Tiger Aspect Productions
"Running with Scissors" - Sitcom - BBC

Scripts Sold:
"Bob & Flob" - Animated Shorts - MTV

Film:
I have been commissioned to adapt two popular novels into screenplays:
"The Terminal Experiment" by Robert J Sawyer
"The Iboga Visions" by Jim Macgregor

Online:
BBC Comedy
http://bbc.in/USmidterms

Theater:
I have had three plays staged in the UK, two of which were award winners at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Speeches:
I run a successful speech writing business at www.WriteYourSpeech.com which specializes in Best Man Speeches, but has helped people create speeches for all sorts of occasions.


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Education

Glasgow University
MA - Film and Television/ Theatre Studies
1995 - 1999
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speech
script
funny
comedy
screenwriter
humor
screenplay
best man
movie
film
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