• SUMMER 2020
  • We are working remotely, closely watching developments re: COVID-19, and will be taking all advice from the Government, NHS and the World Health Organisation. The BAFTA Rocliffe Showcase has been moved to September 2020. We are continuing with the developing work in-house and continuing with the competitions as planned and will update our entrants, actors, supporters and followers with any change to the plans as we have further clarity around the timeline for the Covid-19 pandemic. Stay home and stay safe.
  • ABOUT ROCLIFFE
  • Rocliffe was set up by BAFTA nominated producer Farah Abushwesha to champion emerging writing and directing talent, and to develop diverse stories with an international outlook.
    A recipient of the 2020 BFI Vision Award, Farah currently has several Films and TV Series in development, and runs the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Competition in partnership with BAFTA.
  • OUR PRODUCTIONS
  • Spearheaded by BAFTA-nominated producer Farah Abushwesha, Rocliffe has produced projects for Film and TV across a variety of genres, including drama, comedy and horror. Her credits include the Netflix Original Irreplaceable You, Christopher Hampton’s The Singapore Grip for ITV, Sarah Phelps’ The ABC Murders for BBC and Amazon, SitCom Handy for RTE and BAFTA-nominated short The Party and Cake.
  • BAFTA ROCLIFFE NEW WRITING INITIATIVE
  • The BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Competition and Showcase is run in partnership with BAFTA to discover and champion new writing talent. The competition has helped to launch the careers of screenwriters including Amanda Duke, Zu Quirke, Dan Brierley, Ryan Brown, Claire Wilson, and BAFTA nominee and Breakthrough star Kayleigh Llewellyn, and continues to connect aspiring British writers with agents and established members of the Film & TV industry.
  • ROCLIFFE NOTES BOOK SERIES
  • The Rocliffe Notes series now includes two Amazon best-selling guides – the perfect gift for aspiring writers and filmmakers. Buy now - Low Budget Filmmaking or Screenwriting.