Ben Gouldthorpe


Tutor Bio

Ben Gouldthorpe is a California-based writer and independent filmmaker whose work has garnered late-round attention from the Academy Nicholl Fellowship and Sundance Screenwriters Lab.  He holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where he received the Charles Purpura Award for Excellence in Screenwriting and was recognized as a finalist for the Goldberg Playwriting Prize.  His recent projects include scripts for three independent features, the libretto for an off-Broadway musical theater collaboration, and a successful short film initiative to build a playground for underprivileged kids in New Orleans.

Creative areas of interest

Ben specializes in character-driven indie and prestige features with particular interests in bold drama, elevated genre, smart comedy, and social justice.  In addition to this, he has experience writing television pilots and playscripts.

Mentoring strengths 

Screenwriting, television writing, playwriting, story analysis, creative development


Key Facts

Tuition fees: £11,950
Length: 1 Year Full Time or 2 Years Part Time
Based: London or Online

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