Having made the natural progression from DJ/music producer to music journalist, Adriel’s screenwriting debut was optioned by Allan McKeown (BIRDS OF A FEATHER, LOVEJOY) his sole acquisition of an unsolicited script. He has since been shortlisted for both the BAFTA Rocliffe TV Drama Competition and the BBC Writersroom, been a grand finalist of the Sitcom Mission, and won the British Urban Film Festival Scriptwriting Competition an unprecedented three times.
Adriel had his first TV commission this year writing for Jimmy McGovern's Moving On which is currently in Post Production, transmitting early 2021.
Adriel has written and directed three narrative feature films, garnering three awards, US distribution and a UK broadcast deal, and also conceived and directed two documentary features. Equally adept at drama or comedy, Adriel has a passion for bold dynamic characters and strong contemporary stories.