Leon Mayne is an award-winning screenwriter and producer repped by CAA. Known for his thematic stories, natural dialogue and three-dimensional character building, he has brought relatability to a variety of screens across Digital, TV and Film. His work, especially in providing richly detailed black programming, has earned him a feature in Powerful Media’s 2015 edition of Britain’s most influential people of African and African Caribbean Heritage, BBC’s 2017 New Talent Hotlist, and a Screen Nation 2020 Digital Vanguard Award.
He is Co-Founder of production group BWNG Ltd, a collective dedicated to showcasing the culturally diverse range of talent and narratives in modern day Britain. No fewer than 5 of his series and film productions are currently broadcast on TV &/or SVOD platforms in over 80 countries worldwide - as well as multi-million views on Youtube. His impressive client list in branded, digital, tv and film includes the likes of Netflix, TRACE, BBC, BFI, Disney, UKTV, Untold Studios and ADTV – where he has written and/or developed content for projects such as ‘The End Of The Fing* World’, ‘Brothers With No Game’ and ‘Binge Watching*’.
As well as running network ‘Insight’ – designed to create opportunities for above-the-line creatives in scripted televison, he also works in development with the BBC drama commissioning team.