Jonathan Hourigan

Programme Director for MA Screenwriting

Jonathan Hourigan

Jonathan Hourigan is a screenwriter, script consultant and educator. He joined the Centre for New Writing in September 2022 as Programme Director for MA Screenwriting, after four years as Course Leader for MA Screenwriting and Head of Screenwriting at London Film School.

Jonathan is a graduate of the National Film and Television School. He worked as assistant to Robert Bresson on the latter's Cannes prize-winning final film, L'ARGENT and is co-chair of the conference, NOTES ON BRESSON, scheduled for 2023. He plays Head of Script in Joanna Hogg's critically acclaimed SOUVENIIR I and II. Current projects include a feature screenplay set in the world of 1980s darts and co-writing the debut feature film of acclaimed Serbian documentary filmmaker Maja Novakovic.