Pete Jordi Wood is an illustrator, screenwriter and author from Cornwall, U.K. He is represented as a screenwriter by Giles Smart at United Agents and as an author by Caroline Michel at the Peters, Fraser & Dunlop agency. Pete is currently working on a commission to develop an original teen drama series for The Forge Entertainment, with Beth Willis Exec Producing. His debut novel ‘The After Wards’, a New Adult Mystery/Romance about Care Leavers ageing out at the turn of the Millennium, hits bookshelves on December 1st 2019 and is available to pre-order here.
Pete’s original writing credits include the Channel 4 single drama ‘I Don't Care’, screened as part of the network’s ‘Coming Up’ series, starring Iwan Rheon and Paloma Faith. Channel 4 nominated Pete for a BAFTA Craft award and ‘I Don’t Care’ is now distributed internationally by Peccadillo Pictures.
Pete specialises in story and script development for TV, Film and Games, primarily for Teen Drama formats for the 16-34 year old demographic and coming-of-age movies. He has developed original TV drama formats for clients including Channel 4, E4, Red Productions, Endor, CBBC, BBC Three, Touchpaper Television and Company Pictures.
Pete has also worked on network shows including 'EastEnders' (BBC) and ‘Shameless’ (Channel 4), and has over twenty years’ experience working behind the scenes in television production since his first job as a runner on Granada’s Russell T Davies helmed drama ‘The Grand’ at the age of sixteen.
Pete’s play ‘Lifted’ was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 starring Chelsee Healey. His plays have been shortlisted for the Nick Darke award, the Old Vic 12, Theatre Royal Stratford East’s Perfect Pitch and Soho Theatre’s Verity Bargate award. He was a 2016 recipient of the John Brabourne Award from the Film and Television Charity. He recently earned his first Games/App writing credit for Playlingo.
Pete holds a BA (Hons) degree in Digital Animation, and is working towards an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice, both from Falmouth University. He earned his first professional art department credit for ‘I Don’t Care’, crafting props and creating concept art, and now offers visual development services to producers and directors. To date he has been employed by clients including Paul Abbott to help graphically design and illustrate TV and Film treatments.
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