Katie Lee and Alex Milway
Watch Katie’s award-winning short film YOUR HAND FOUND MINE here.
Katie and Alex write together and separately across a number of mediums and between them they have earned recognition in a number of high profile awards
Katie was shortlisted for a Bafta Rocliffe in 2019 for her mystery drama script Followers and shortlisted for the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award 2016 with her script Mum Life Crisis. Katie is also a journalist and copywriter; having written for most major newspapers. Voted as one of London’s 1000 most influential people by the Evening Standard in 2008 after co-founding a groundbreaking digital publishing agency, Katie was also one of the UK’s first Vloggers!
Katie loves writing female focused comedy and comedy drama with multifaceted characters and a lot of heart.
Alex is an internationally published children’s book author and illustrator, with a successful ongoing series of published books Hotel Flamingo and a new series in development (also represented by David Higham). His series Pigsticks and Harold (Walker Books) was optioned by Jam Media, and presented at the 2014 Cartoon Forum. Alex has an exceptional imagination and really understands what engages children.
Together Katie and Alex write children’s middle grade television and following being shortlisted in 2017 for a Bafta Rocliffe, and have worked on two commissions so far for adapting books for the screen.
An original project, THE LOST TAPES OF ROXY JONES, is currently under option with Black Dog Films. A supernatural thriller.
ARX Anima – Development/Adatation of a hugely popular, classic book series including Treatment and Pilot Script
Zodiak Kids – Adaptation of a magical comedy-fanstasy middle grade book for Live Action TV including Bible, Pilot Script and Teaser
Berlin Flash Film Festival 2021 – Winner of Best Drama for YOUR HAND FOUND MINE, a one minute short (Katie)
Film the House Competition – Shortlisted for Best Short Film (winner TBA), YOUR HAND FOUND MINE
Cambria Film Festival – Official Selection, YOUR HAND FOUND MINE
London Migration Film Festival – Official Selection, YOUR HAND FOUND MINE
London Lift Off Film Festival – Official Selection, YOUR HAND FOUND MINE
BAFTA Rocliffe 2021 – Shortlisted for THE LOST TAPES OF ROXY JONES, supernatural thriller (Katie and Alex)
BAFTA Rocliffe 2019 – Shortlisted for FOLLOWERS, a YA comedy drama (Katie)
BAFTA Rocliffe 2016 – Shortlisted for DARKE TIMES, a 7-12 fantasy adventure animation (Katie and Alex)
FUNNY WOMEN 2016 – Runner Up for MUM LIFE CRISIS, an adult sitcom (Katie)