The Brit List

The brit list is a showcase of unproduced scripts from UK writing talent

Brit List 2009

Welcome to the 2009 Brit List, the UK's complement to the US Blacklist.


As in previous years, the UK and Irish film community has complied a list of their most liked and recommended unproduced screenplays. Over 40 film industry people across all levels of seniority and sectors have taken part in voting. Over 150 different screenplays received nominations, of which 34 listed below received 2 or more votes.


SEVEN RECOMMENDATIONS

GOOD LUCK ANTHONY BELCHER by George Kay (Curtis Brown)

Producers: Ruby Films

SIX RECOMMENDATIONS

CORSICA 72 by Neil Purvis and Rob Wade (Casarotto)

Producers: Ruby Films

NOW IS GOOD by Ol Parker (The Rod Hall Agency)

Producers: Blueprint Pictures

SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN by Simon Beaufoy (The Rod Hall Agency)

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Producers: Kudos Pictures

FOUR RECOMMENDATIONS

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BALANCE OF POWER (aka THE FAVOURITE) by Deborah Davis (Sayle Screen)

Producers: Element Pictures/Scarlet Pictures

BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL by Deborah Moggach (Rochelle Stevens & Co) & Ol Parker (Rod Hall Agency)

Producers: Blueprint Pictures

THE RAPTURE by Daniel Hardy (Casarotto) and Rupert Wyatt (ITG)

Producers: Warner Bros

THREE RECOMMENDATIONS

FRANK by Jon Ronson (A P Watt) and Peter Straughan (Casarotto)

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Producers: David Barron/Stevie Lee

CONVICTION by Bill Gallagher (The Agency)

Producers: Neal Street/Red Productions

I WISH I WISH by Peter Souter (United Agents)

Producers: Hartswood Films

LOVE MINUS ZERO by Emma Forrest (Casarotto)

Producers: Origin Pictures

A MILLION MILES AN HOUR by Brendan Grant (ITG)

Producers: Big Talk

THE SHIMMERING ESSENCE IS APPROACHING ITS TARGET (aka PONTE'S TOWER) by Michael Thomas (Casarotto)

Producers: Sprout Pictures

TWO RECOMMENDATIONS

A BEAR CALLED PADDINGTON by Hamish McColl (United Agents) and Paul King (ITG)

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Producers: Heyday Films/Warner Bros

THE BEAUTIFUL FANTASTIC by Simon Aboud (The Gersh Agency)

Producer: Kami Naghdi

CUCKOO by Francesca Brill (Casarotto) and Luke Watson (Dench Arnold Agency)

Producers: CMP Film

EMBASSY by Jon Baird (Curtis Brown)

Producer: Stefan Haller

EUROVISION by Dan Mazer (United Agents)

Producers: Working Title

FLAWLESS SKIN OF UGLY PEOPLE by Jack Thorne (United Agents)

Producers: Big Talk

GRABBERS by Kevin Lehane (Linda Seifert Management)

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Producers: Forward Films

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS by David Nicholls (ITG)

Producers: Number Nine Films

THE HAVEN by Mike Lesslie (Casarotto)

Producers: Element Pictures

THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam (Casarotto) and Tony Grisoni (Casarotto)

Producers: Recorded Picture Company

NOW, LOVE by Virginia Gilbert (United Agents)

Producers: Element Pictures

RAFTA RAFTA by Ayub Khan Din (The Agency)

Producers: Left Bank

RED CIRCLE by Steve Knight (United Agents)

Producers: Studio Canal

ROOKWOOD by Steve Sarossy (ITG)

SNATCHED by Lee Patterson (UTA)

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TRAP FOR CINDERELLA by Iain Softley (Casarotto)

Producers: Forthcoming Productions

TREASURE ISLAND by Nail Johnson (Paradigm)

UNDER THE SKIN by Jonathan Glazer (ITG)

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Producers: James Wilson/Nick Wechsler

THE WETTEST COUNTY by Nick Cave (United Agents)

Producers: Red Wagon/Sony

WHAT WAS LOST by Jeremy Brock (The Rod Hall Agency)

Producers: Heyday Films

WINGMAN by Mat Kirkby (ITG)

Producer: Peapie Films