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Julia Cranney                               

**Winner of the Méliès Award to the Best European Short Film of the Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival 2023 for MEASURE**

Julia is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and actor.

She completed an 8 x 5' adaptation of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM for BBC Teach, produced by Monk Studios, which is available to watch here and which has recently been developed as a play also for BBC Teach. Her tv spec ATTACHMENT has been developed with Warp Films and she is working with writer/producer Helen Simmons on new script STRANGERS ON THE INTERNET. Julia was commissioned by Sky Studios to write one episode of their inhouse drama development TAKING STOCK for emerging writers from the North of England. Julia took part in the writers room for the project. 
Julia has been selected as part of the EastEnders Shadow Scheme which commenced in January 2021. She developed and wrote a script and has now been commissioned to write her own script on the BBC series. She is also working with Moonbug Entertainment on new children's shows with a variety of IP.
Her plays include MOMENTS (Camden Fringe Festival 2017) and
EMPTY BEDS (winner of a Scottish Daily Mail Award 2016 and an Eddies award). Her short film LATE premiered at the Hollywood Short Film Festival 2018 and short film CRUMBS starring Dan Ryan (Mount Pleasant, The Bay, Innocent) directed by Nick Reed premiered at BAFTA in 2019.

Julia is a member of BAFTA x Crew and the Soho Theatre Writers Alumni Group.

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