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 2021 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 chaired the two-day conference, NOTES ON BRESSON, held at University of Manchester in March 2023.

He plays Head of Script in Joanna Hogg's critically acclaimed SOUVENIR 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 and the Anglo-Irish feature, BRING THEM DOWN, both of which are currently in post-production.