Jody Medland is a screenwriter, author and playwright whose work is renowned for its strong characters and original concepts.
In 2013, Jody wrote his debut feature film The Adored, which went on to enjoy worldwide distribution, winning Best Film at the Durban Film Festival in South Africa as well as earning three official selections in Poland, Germany and the USA.
In 2015 he released his debut paperback novel The Moors, and he has been commissioned by several producers and production companies to develop original film and TV projects that are currently at various stages of production.
Jody’s first play The Unspoken ran for 2-weeks in London to much acclaim before he won a spot on a mentorship programme at the Criterion Theatre. In November 2019 his next play The Intruder, was showcased at the Criterion and is tipped for a West End run in the near future. He has also penned an original stage version of Columbo and has optioned it to an established theatre producer, who is currently seeking the stage rights for the franchise.
When not juggling his numerous projects, Jody can be found spending time with his daughter in Devon or people-watching in Crouch End, North London, whilst sipping on his Waitrose latte.
Jody is a full member of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.