Elaine Purnell

Elaine Purnell

Screenwriter and Translator

Brussels, Belgium

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September 2016
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About Elaine

I write psychological drama and comedy. Three of my scripts were shortlisted this year in two British screenwriting competitions. One of these is a comedy about the EU, currently looking for a producer.



  • Faceless

    Faceless Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy A British European Union official in Brussels battles three demons : Climate change, the all-powerful oil lobby and expat loneliness. Which one will kill him first?

  • The Honey Trap

    The Honey Trap Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama A spy falls in love with a target and discovers patriotism is not enough.

  • The Kettlewatcher

    The Kettlewatcher Sci-fi Fantasy An academic searching for dark matter causes a rip in space-time where her secret desires become a nightmare.

  • The Garden

    The Garden Budget: $100K - $1M | Fantasy A widow moves to an English village for a fresh start where she meets a struggling artist. He is obsessed with the theme of death in Flemish primitives and we enter a story of many worlds.

  • Mush-mush

    Mush-mush Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy After a ruinous divorce a scientist moves into an old Victorian building full of social cases who help him make the discovery of the century.

  • A Shropshire Lad

    A Shropshire Lad Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy A 55 yr-old curmudgeon with an agoraphobic wife and an unfulfilled dream meets an old flame who once rejected him and discovers everything he ever thought about himself was wrong.

  • Scout

    Scout Budget: $1M - $5M | Sci-fi Comedy An alien from an advanced race is sent to earth as a Scout. He must mate with a human female to introduce their ‘empathy gene’ to human DNA with the intention of ending war before the humans begin space travel. But he has no idea how humans reproduce


  • Bath University, UK

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