Amber Trentham


Amber Trentham



Represented By

Christine Glover

Assistant - Lydia Gordon

Before becoming a screenwriter, Amber’s background was in script editing for film. Amber is currently developing COUSIN BETTE, a contemporary re-telling of Balzac’s novel as a TV series for Mandabach TV; SABINE, a gothic vampire novel for director Mahalia Belo and Fable/Film4; an English language remake of the Danish horror film WHEN ANIMALS DREAM for director Charlotte Colbert and Anton/Back Up Media/Rumble Films; THE PERFECT MAN WHO WASN’T for Two Cities and Topic Studios for TV; and a high profile but confidential piece of sci-fi IP for Silver Reel. Other recent developments include a TV adaptation of SUPPER WITH THE CRIPPENS, the Edwardian crime of passion story for Moonriver/ EOne; an adaptation of the book MY SISTER LIVES ON THE MANTELPIECE as a feature for Backup Media and the BFI, to be directed by Laila Marrakchi (THE EDDY). Previous work also includes an adaptation of SUNSET OVER CHOCOLATE MOUNTAIN for Parallel Films; BABY WILSON, an adaptation of an E.L Doctorow short story; THE BOY WHO LOVES LIGHTS for Stevie Lee/BFI and AVAILABLE LIGHT - a spec which was voted onto The Brit List 2011.  Amber has written within a range of spaces, but her writing is always distinctly character-led, really getting under the skin of her heroes and heroines in a way that is spirited, insightful, often erotic, and deeply moving.