Tamsyn O'Connor

Tamsyn O'Connor

Assistant director and screenwriter in Leeds, United Kingdom

About Tamsyn

After completing her studies in Drama at university, Tamsyn began gaining experience in television & film production, where she worked her way up from floor runner, through the AD ranks and finally to the role of 1st AD. She has a real passion for working in all genres and in particular drama.

Tamsyn is now an experienced 1st Assistant Director with credits in both film and television. For production teams seeking an assistant director who prides herself on finishing all the shoots she's involved with on schedule and to a high standard - look no further!
SKILLS: TV & Film Drama/Factual/Documentary/Commercial shoots. Movie Magic Scheduling 5, Celtx Software, Final Draft, Final Draft Tagger 2, Call Sheets, Health & Safety, First Aider, Crew & Cast Management.

She also worked as an Associate Producer where she developed her skills as a script reader & consultant and is now, herself, a freelance scriptwriter. Tamsyn's original five-part crime drama series is currently under consideration at the BBC. She's interested to collaborate with producers on her pilot script for a period drama, also for television, set during the Second World War. She has several short films scripts also in development and is writer of international film & distribution company Ouranos Film's new thriller feature, 'Confined'.

For all interested producers/directors/companies seeking scripts for development, please get in touch for further information.

Name: Tamsyn O'Connor

Lives in: Leeds, United Kingdom

Occupation: Assistant Director and Screenwriter


  • Confined

    Confined (2015)
    Film by Ouranos Films Screenwriter

  • Crime Drama Series (in development)

    Crime Drama Series (in development) (2015)
    Television by N/A Screenwriter

  • Isuzu Super League

    Isuzu Super League (2014)
    Commercial by MALLINSON TV PRODUCTIONS 1st Assistant Director

  • NHS Promo

    NHS Promo (2014)
    Commercial by LA PRODUCTIONS 1st Assistant Director

  • Restorative Justice

    Restorative Justice (2014)
    Film (short) by POCKET PROJECTS 1st Assistant Director

  • Various Projects

    Various Projects (2014)
    Film (short) by INTO FILM 1st Assistant Director (Tutor)

  • Ratzilla

    Ratzilla (2013)
    Film (short) by POCKET PROJECTS 1st Assistant Director

  • The First Film

    The First Film (2013)
    Documentary by GUERILLA FILMS LTD 1st Assistant Director

  • That Day

    That Day (2012)
    Film (short) by STADA MEDIA 1st Assistant Director

  • Training Daze

    Training Daze (2012)
    Television by ROLL CAMERA 1st Assistant Director

  • Heretic

    Heretic (2011)
    Film by MOD SCIENTISTS LTD 1st Assistant Director

  • Love Like Hers

    Love Like Hers (2010)
    Film (short) by STADA MEDIA 1st Assistant Director

  • Various Projects

    Various Projects (2009)
    Film by LEO MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Associate Producer/Script Development

  • The Projectionist

    The Projectionist (2008)
    Film (short) by UK FILM COUNCIL & SCREEN YORKSHIRE 1st Assistant Director

  • Where Aeroplanes Go To Die

    Where Aeroplanes Go To Die (2008)
    Film (short) by SCREEN YORKSHIRE & UK FILM COUNCIL 1st Assistant Director

  • Last of the Summer Wine

    Last of the Summer Wine (2007)
    Television by BBC 3rd Assistant Director

  • Private Life

    Private Life (2006)
    Film (short) by SCREEN YORKSHIRE & Mad CAT FILMS LTD 3rd Assistant Director

  • Used Car Roadshow

    Used Car Roadshow (2006)
    Documentary by SKY TV DAISY BECK PRODUCTION COMPANY 3rd Assistant Director

  • Bodies Series II

    Bodies Series II (2005)
    Television by HAT TRICK PRODUCTIONS for BBC Floor Runner

  • The Ghost Squad

    The Ghost Squad (2005)
    Television by COMPANY PRODUCTIONS (North) LTD for CHANNEL4 Floor Runner

  • Countdown

    Countdown (2005)
    Television by YORKSHIRE TELEVISION for CHANNEL4 Assistant Floor Manager

  • Vincent

    Vincent (2005)
    Television by GRANADA TELEVISION Floor Runner

  • Falling

    Falling (2004)
    Television by YORKSHIRE TELEVISION Floor Runner

  • Shameless Series II

    Shameless Series II (2004)
    Television by COMPANY PRODUCTIONS (North) Ltd for Channel 4 Floor Runner

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