Dee Roycroft

Dee Roycroft is a Story Editor and a Writer, with a background in theatre. She has just finished working as story editor/writer with JAM Media on JESSY AND NESSY, a brand new pre-school series for Amazon Studios, and is currently writing for Ink & Light on a new Belgian animation for RTÉ. Earlier this year Dee wrote for BERRY BEES, a series for 6-9 year olds produced by Telegael/SLR Australia.

Dee has also story edited on the animation PEEK ZOO for RTÉ/Igloo Productions, MR. MENDER for Fíbín/RTÉ/TG4, the award-winning LITTLE ROY for CBBC/RTÉ/JAM, and written for both series of Firebrand Productions IFTA award-winning MYTHICAL HEROES.

She has had stories shortlisted for the 2019 Francis MacManus Short Story competition and published in the 2017 ITT/Red Line anthology LIFEBLOOD, and her 10-part radio drama series for children, MR. WALL, was nominated for a 2018 IMRO Drama Award. Dee has also worked as Script Editor on FAIR CITY, in addition to co-ordinating its New Writers’ programme. Previously she has been a core writer for RTÉjr; writing for series such as MAKERS, TELL ME A STORY, and DIG-IN DINER. She is currently teaching a course in Writing for Animation in the Irish Writers’ Centre, and is a mentor for both the RTÉ/Galway Film Centre Short Film scheme and the WGI Polish Your Pitch initiative. Dee lives in Dún Laoghaire and is in receipt of a Gallery Space award from the Pavilion Theatre.

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