Hannah Hooton

Hannah Hooton

Author, Editor, Screenwriter and Script Consultant

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Member Since:
March 2019
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About Hannah

Hi, I'm a screenwriter and novelist, university screenwriting lecturer and creative writing teacher. I've got the scripts, I can edit the hell out of others' to make them go from good to exceptional, but I'm CRAP at filmmaking. I would very much like to connect with filmmakers looking for quality (short) scripts. Doesn't matter where you are (don't you love modern technology?).

Most of the scripts uploaded here are short films, low budget but with quality writing. So do take a look. And if you've got a handy 30 mill going spare and fancy having a once-in-a-lifetime safari adventure then take a look at Operation Noah, my feature. Only the first act has been posted; please contact me for the full script if interested.

And if you've got connections with Netflix then you'll probably want to take a look at the pilot episode to my WW2 science-fantasy drama series Incarnate.

More of my work can be found on my website where you'll find details of my novels.



  • The Child In Us

    The Child In Us Budget: $0 - $100K | Crime Drama Fabienne Tremblay is a child psychologist tasked with the job of extracting information from 8 year old Millie, the only witness to her mother's murder. But not everything is as it seems. One location. Three actors (2 adults, 1 child).

  • The Dreamer

    The Dreamer Budget: $0 - $100K | Crime Drama Fiona is trapped in a manipulative and abusive marriage that seems impossible to escape. Every morning she fantasises about murdering her coercive husband but does she have the courage to commit such a treacherous act or will she succumb to her depression and end her own life?

  • Jackplot

    Jackplot Budget: $0 - $100K | Crime Drama A couple drive home through the night after a successful day out at the races but the closer they get to home the more in danger their lives become... for one in particular.

  • What We Talk About

    What We Talk About Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama Based (very) loosely on Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, this short script tells the story of two couples having a picnic together, talking but not connecting, sharing but not really exchanging, hearing but not really listening, each with their own guilty secrets and insecurities. Set in one location, four actors.

  • Incarnate - Ep. 1 "Life After Life"

    Incarnate - Ep. 1 "Life After Life" Budget: $1M - $5M | Sci-fi War Catherine Jacquot is destined to die in Nazi-occupied France... or so history would have us believe. 66 years later three friends making a documentary on the authenticity of reincarnation discover they are able to manipulate the actions of their former lives, changing Catherine's fate and subsequently their own. Should they change it back or should they save an innocent girl from the horrors of the Holocaust? 

  • Operation Noah

    Operation Noah Budget: $30M+ | Adventure Biography Based on the incredible true events of one man and his five-year mission to rescue over 6,000 wild animals from the flooding of the Zambezi Valley, using the most primitive of resources whilst being buffeted by the colonial "Winds of Change" that swept through Africa during the early 1960s.


  • University of East Anglia

  • Anglia Ruskin University

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