Jenna Al-Ansari


Jenna is a Bahraini/British writer, living in London. She won the inaugural Screenshot competition in 2021 and is developing her winning entry PROTECT & SURVIVE with Sister Pictures and South Of The River. She is also writing an original feature for Working Title and DessyMak Productions. She was enrolled in the Soho Theatre Writing Lab’s 2020/2021 cohort; and a member of the BAFTA Crew 2020/2021 cohort.

Jenna also works with OKRE and The Wellcome Trust supporting the development of television, video games and films which contribute to a better understanding of subjects such as planetary emergency, mental health, poverty and migration.

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