Funke Oyebanjo is a script consultant, lecturer and scriptwriter. After receiving her Masters in Screenwriting from the London College of printing, she became one of the Founder members of the Talawa theatre writers’ group and had her first play reading at Soho theatre.
Apart from having various shorts produced, her television script The Window was produced for Channel Four’s Coming up season. She also has three screen feature projects in development with a London film-based company. One of her projects The Land, was selected by the German based script development company, Script house for development at the Berlin film festival’s talent campus.
As a lecturer and script reader she has worked extensively at the University of the Arts, London, Queen Mary University of London, Arts University Bournemouth, University of Greenwich, BBC writer’s room, BBC World service, The UK Film council and Creative England.
She was selected as a juror for prestigious Skillset Creative and innovative award for Women in Television and film and the I will Tell film festival. Until recently was a Development consultant with the Arena Majicka in Norway. Funke is also a web fest programmer for the Raindance film festival and a PhD candidate at Middlesex University.