Thomas Rushforth

Thomas Rushforth

Actor and Screenwriter

Lyme Regis, United Kingdom

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April 2015
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About Thomas

Thomas Rushforth is an Actor and Screenwriter based in the United Kingdom. After studying English and Drama at university he went on to train as an actor at The London and International School of Acting, The Studio (Royal National Theatre) and The Company of Creative Artists (Claude Chagrin) and has participated in explorations of text and performance at Shakespeare's Globe, Soho Theatre, Actor's Centre, LoNyLa and the Shakespeare Readers' Society. His stage career has included a wide range of genre and style including the classics, physical work and new writing before moving to audio and film.

Rushforth has had recognition at a number of international film festivals namely: WildSound Short Screenplay Contest, Mexico International Film Festival Screenplay Competition, European Independent Film Festival Much More Than A script Competition, Queens International Film Festival & Gotham Screen International Film Festival Screenplay Contest and received rare feedback on his first original feature screenplay from the B.B.C. In addition he provides feedback and analysis as a script consultant, copy for prospective advertisements, additional dialogue and has co-translated scripts into English across a number of projects.

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  • Choice

    Choice Crime Drama Film-noir Independent Thriller A corporate financier is forced into making changes to a major deal. A taxi driver is rejected by his girlfriend who works as a waitress in a dead-end life. Their worlds collide in a story of blackmail, infidelity and ulterior motive with dramatic consequences.

  • Djuna

    Djuna Drama Historical Based on and adapted from the novel THE FOUR CHAMBERED HEART by Anais Nin

  • Degenerate - The Art of War

    Degenerate - The Art of War Action Crime Drama Historical Thriller The legacy of two paintings looted in the Second World War connects three people in contemporary London: Identity, value and responsibility are questioned against a background of organised crime, provenance and personal survival.

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Awards

  • Official Selection for 'Choice' at Mexico International Film Festival
    (2011)

  • Shortlist for 'Choice' screenplay at GSIFF International Film Festival
    (2010)

  • Official Selection for 'Wrestling with Angels' screenplay at Queens International Film Festival
    (2009)

  • Finalist for 'Wrestling With Angels' screenplay at European International Film Festival
    (2009)

  • Honorable Mention for 'Wrestling With Angels' screenplay at Mexico International Film Festival
    (2009)

  • Official Selection for 'A Brief Case' screenplay at Mexico International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
    (2008)

  • Finalist for 'A Brief Case' screenplay at WildSound Short Screenplay Contest
    (2008)

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