ADAM DEWAR

screenwriter

 
 

 

Who is this guy anyway?

Adam is the screenwriter of the award-winning short films North Atlantic and Hardwire and writer/co-creator of the innovative 28-part Instagram thriller Shield 5 (Lorton Entertainment - Oasis, Maradona).

North Atlantic screened at numerous festivals including BFI London, Toronto and Venice. Hardwire, directed by renowned photographer Rankin and starring Marc Warren (The Good Wife) and Toby Jones (Marvellous), premiered at Palm Springs, won a Limelight Award and was broadcast on Sky Arts.

Shield 5 was released exclusively on Instagram in Feb 2016. It gained worldwide recognition, picked up the Critics Choice and Best Writing Awards at Raindance and was named as an honoree in the Drama Series category of the 2016 Webbys.

 

He is currently developing several feature length film and television projects, including the Detroit set college football thriller The Safety and British political drama The Long Grass (CryBaby - Norfolk).

In addition to his screenwriting Adam has worked for several years at The Guardian where he worked as a Commissioning Editor on World Networks.

Adam is represented by Jack Thomas and Oliver Azis at Independent Talent Group.