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Michael Farrell
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Michael J. Farrell is a screenplay writer, novelist, and occasional poet based in Lancashire, United Kingdom.

He completed his PhD in English Literature in 2010 from the University of Oxford and his first book was published in 2014. Previous to that he studied for a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Master’s Degree in Film Studies. 

Michael specializes in high-concept, highly-marketable movies within the genres of drama, thriller, and science fiction. 

He has a penchant for the supernatural, exploring the liminal space between the magical and the real. His work centers on the themes of morality, memory, and transience. 

Outside of writing, Michael is a certified Life Coach and University Lecturer. He also dabbles on the electric guitar. 


'Hospitality': Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest, 2021 (Finalist) 



Scripts By Michael

A young girl born with paranormal abilities is abducted as part of a covert government experiment. Her father and his estranged brother must rescue her whilst exposing a secret about the origins of human life.
Feature Sci-Fi For sale 124pp
Grange Park
An idealistic single parent must come to terms with her dysfunctional and unscrupulous family who live on the same housing estate in Northern England.
TV Pilot Drama For sale 46pp
Sacred Heart
A jaded journalist is sent on an assignment that almost drives him to suicide; but by a twist of fate he learns to cherish his life again.
Feature Romance For sale 35pp
The Perfect Man
Eugen Sandow – an orphan who rose to international celebrity as “the strongest man in the world” – must confront his lust for fame in order to save his marriage and discover his true identity.
Feature Drama For sale 118pp
When a free-spirited woman, fleeing from a traumatic relationship, is granted hospitality by a widowed ex-marine, secrets, lies, and power games soon follow as each seeks justice for their wronged past.
Feature Thriller For sale 120pp