Deola Folarin

screenwriter / director

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She graduated from WSCAD Film School with a BA in Film & Video with her film, HUSH LITTLE BABY, a 43-minute thriller. Deola graduated with an MA in Screenwriting from the London College of Communication. Her first feature script, STAINED GLASS, was picked for both the prestigious MOONSTONE WRITERS’ and DIRECTORS’ LAB.  Deola’s third award winning short, SALT SCRUBBERS, funded by FILM LONDON was shown in the LONDON FILM FESTIVAL. Her fourth short film, BLAZE, was funded by the FILM COUNCIL and produced by award winning producers, THOMAS BENSKI and MARISA CLIFFORD at PULSE FILMS.

Deola won the British, NORTHERN LIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT AWARD for her feature project CONCRETE CAT. She got an HONOURABLE MENTION in the INTERNATIONAL EUROSCRIPT SCREEN WRITING COMPETITION for BROKEN WATERS, a tense psychological thriller, with a strong, shocking female lead. Deola is currently working on the feature film script, THE GIRL WHO CHUCKED A SPEAR AT PLUTO, about FATIMA WHITBREAD the WORLD CHAMPION, javelin thrower.

AVAILABLE SCRIPTS

Concrete Cat

feature script

genre: drama

Broken Waters

feature script

genre: psychological thriller

IN DEVELOPMENT

The Girl Who Chucked a Spear at Pluto

genre: drama, biography

PREVIOUS WORKS

Blaze

writer/director

short film - produced by Pulse Films

Salt Scrubbers

writer/director

award winning short film - produced by Bill & Ben Productions

Stained Glass

writer/director

feature film