Nate Rymer

Nate Rymer

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Screenwriter and Other

Liverpool, United Kingdom

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March 2016
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About Nate

New Writing North + Channel 4 Script Development Course mentee 2022-23 [Helen Black, TIME S2]
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SHORTLISTED :- Northern Writers’ Awards 2022 + 2020 - Channel 4 TV Writing Award
BBC Open Call 2022 - Top 12%

SEMI-FINALIST -- Stage 32's 1st Annual TV Drama Writing Contest -- IMMACULATE
QUARTERFINALIST - Stage 32's 8th Annual New Blood Writing Contest -- IMMACULATE
Featured in Stage 32's 2021 End of Year Double Recommend Lookbook -- IMMACULATE

Paid script reading, script reports, treatment editing and casting research -- Tiger Aspect [internship].

BA/Hons Screenwriting graduate [2016] - UCLan

Currently writing multi-genre TV pilots and features on spec.
Seeking manager representation in future.

Unique traits: LGBTQ+ [asexual spectrum]; silver blonde hair

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  • Cambion

    Cambion Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Drama Reeling from a tragic loss, an Irish intersex couple in Northern England must confront their traumatic pasts when an abused child is left in their care, inviting an unsettling supernatural presence into their lives. SERVANT meets THE VIRTUES. 

  • Hail

    Hail Budget: $30M+ | Animation Fantasy Caught in the wake of a devastating prophesised storm, a faithful hyena, bright-eyed chameleon and stoic elk band together to escape a vast forest of never-ending rain before their peaceful homeland is destroyed forever. ARCANE meets THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. 

  • Stop

    Stop Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Drama In a quiet English village, a lonely carpenter with control issues becomes trapped in an obsessive stop-motion animator's vengeful plan to re-enact a children's TV show on a horrific scale. KILL LIST meets CREEP. 1ST DRAFT UPDATED.  

  • Purgatory

    Purgatory Budget: $1M - $5M | Sci-fi Drama After surviving a brutal home invasion, a traumatised gay couple enter a charismatic counsellor's VR memory therapy programme, forcing them to confront their buried connection to an oppressive sect. MANIAC meets THE SINNER. 

  • Good Boy

    Good Boy Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Horror Impulsively agreeing to spend the weekend with a beloved client’s family, a meticulous queer BDSM practitioner must confront his latent vulnerabilities when strange events reveal a harrowing truth about the family’s deceased pet dog…and its replacement. 

  • Fox Walker (Who Exists Outside of Human Nature)

    Fox Walker (Who Exists Outside of Human Nature) Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy Fantasy A friendly anthropomorphic fox teams with an optimistic fursuiting charity worker and his oddball friends to prove his humanity and earn British citizenship, whilst evading an elitist minister's wrath. PADDINGTON meets THE OUTLAWS. 

  • Threshold

    Threshold Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Drama Questioning his sexuality after an unsettling assault, a good-natured schoolboy develops a surreal compulsive attraction to liminal spaces, blurring fiction and reality as he enacts a harrowing revenge campaign to protect a reclusive classmate from homophobic scrutiny. Inspired by true events. BABY REINDEER meets HEARTSTOPPER meets UNDER THE SKIN.  

  • Uncanny

    Uncanny Budget: $5M - $10M | Animation Drama In a world of anthropomorphic animals, an avian graphic artist and his creative crew are threatened into re-enacting a cult cartoon series in real life, uncovering an industry-wide abuse scandal in the process. BEASTARS meets SCREAM meets UTOPIA. 

  • The Outing

    The Outing Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Comedy Trapped in a reclusive designer's isolated country home, five closeted queer men are given a twisted ultimatum: come out to their loved ones, or have a life-destroying secret from their past revealed to the world. THE BOYS IN THE BAND meets GET OUT. 

  • Infancy

    Infancy Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror Drama Grieving her mother’s decline from dementia, a burnt-out black marketing executive accepts an invitation to an isolated wellness retreat, where adults seek inner peace through regression to childhood pleasures, with harrowing results. I MAY DESTROY YOU meets RELIC. 

  • Dub

    Dub Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Drama A vocally-damaged aging voice actor descends into bitter paranoia while mentoring a humble up-and-comer to replace his lead role on a popular animated TV show. BLACK SWAN meets IN A WORLD. 

  • Appealing

    Appealing Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Comedy A sardonic exoneree battling post-prison trauma in Northern England starts a vlog about his wrongful conviction, drawing admiration and ire from family, friends and corrupt police as his story spreads nationwide. TIME meets YOU DON'T KNOW ME. 

  • Dusk in the Ruins

    Dusk in the Ruins Budget: $30M+ | Animation Fantasy In a vast mountain floating through the seas, a young restless eagle's horrific discovery of his community's immortal origins leads him to challenge their delicate social order, unleashing violent chaos in the process. THE SECRET OF NIMH meets JOKER meets ANNIHILATION.  

  • When Light Hits the Field

    When Light Hits the Field Budget: $0 - $100K | Horror Drama On the anniversary of his wife's death, a bitter elderly widower kills a strange creature on his land, unleashing a monstrous force from the surrounding woods to prey on his grief. 

  • You Are Perfectly Normal

    You Are Perfectly Normal Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy After accidentally discovering their teenage son is sending himself to a conversion camp, two ditzy but devoted parents drag him on holiday to sunny gay Mykonos to encourage his sexual awakening while keeping the secret under wraps. 

  • The Nature

    The Nature Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Drama An isolated teenage girl hunting online predators finds herself stalked by a presence offering a mysterious release from her troubled home life. IT FOLLOWS meets MEN. 

  • In Still

    In Still Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Drama A reformed drug dealer on probation in Northern England finds his contrition tested after becoming convinced his halfway house is a breeding ground for a parasitic life-form. 

  • The Disco Duck

    The Disco Duck Budget: $30M+ | Musical Animation A gifted dance music-loving duck DJ is magically transported back in time to the house scene of 1995, where he seizes the chance to meet the parents he never knew: the King & Queen of Disco House. BACK TO THE FUTURE meets COCO meets ZOOTOPIA. 

  • The Bough

    The Bough Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Comedy An idealistic doctor and a high-strung prison governor clash during an experimental trial casting inmates as 'cuddlers' for premature and abandoned babies, leading to chaotic tragedy as the experiment spirals out of control. 

  • The Intimate

    The Intimate Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Drama Following her mother's tragic death, a desperate young girl tries to overcome her grieving father's neglect, when he becomes disturbingly obsessed with a monster he claims is living under her bed. 

  • Reside

    Reside Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller Horror A withdrawn ex-convict's final night on tagged supervision turns terrifying when a rabbit-masked stranger appears at her house, attempting to force her outside before her curfew ends. 

  • Brazen

    Brazen Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror Drama In late 19th-century England, a progressive lady and bachelor grapple with violent scrutiny of their marriage of convenience, as an unfathomable force descends upon their isolated country home. IT FOLLOWS meets STRAW DOGS. 

  • Right Mind

    Right Mind Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller Sci-fi After being wrongly imprisoned for murder, a once-successful businessman mysteriously switches souls with the real killer's conflicted right-hand man, leading to an uneasy telepathic alliance as they bargain to bring the killer to justice. 

Awards

  • New Writing North & Channel 4 Script Development Course
    (2023)

  • SHORTLISTED - Northern Writers' Awards 2022 - Channel 4 TV Writing Award
    (2022)

  • SHORTLISTED - Northern Writers’ Awards 2020 - Channel 4 TV Writing Award
    (2020)

  • Best Researcher - FILMCLUB UK Young Ambassador Awards
    (2011)

Education

  • University of Central Lancashire
    (2013-2016)

  • Birkenhead Sixth Form College
    (2013-2016)

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