Haleema Mirza is a bright and prolific young writer from East London specialising in drama, comedy, sci-fi and thriller. Haleema’s screenwriting star is rapidly on the rise and in 2019 she was selected as a Broadcast Hot Shot. Since graduating from the prestigious NFTS in 2017 with an MA in Screenwriting, Haleema has taken part in several writers rooms and developed series with the key British broadcasters. Most recently Haleema worked as a Story Editor in a writers room for a big budget US series that is set up at Disney+. She has also participated in writers rooms for two female led genre series; the first produced by Duck Soup and the second by See-Saw. Haleema is a fantastic world builder and she has original series in development with Blueprint, Drama Republic and New Pictures. On the film side, Haleema has been commissioned to write an original horror feature for one of the UK’s leading studios. Haleema has had numerous articles published online on websites such as The Huffington Post and Gal-Dem.