Eleonora Mignoli is an Italian-born UK-based screenwriter, repped by Madeleine Cotter at WGM Atlantic Talent & Literary Group. She has studied in Australia under the guidance of Brian Hannant, writer of Mad Max 2.
She has been awarded BFI Network Early Development funding for her feature Legacy and has been selected for the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew 2021 program. In 2017 the BBC commissioned her to write a short film for their series It’s my shout: short films from Wales. DUSK, one of her features, has been recently optioned by CE50, Manchester-based production company Old Hall Films, and is in the development stage. Two-times winner with her LGBT sci-fi script feature Seed of Knowledge (Shore Scripts 2020 and StoryPros Awards 2019), her screenplays have consistently scored in the top ranks of prestigious UK and international competitions, including Austin Film Festival, Sir Peter Ustinov and Nicholl Fellowship.
She is interested in themes of identity, gender, family, and age-politics, and has been praised for her ability to couple original world-building premises with emotional, character-led stories. She is currently developing several TV, feature and short films projects, including a YA Supernatural for television and a family drama on the theme of legacy inspired by her mother.