Jeff NortonWriter-Producer & Author
Jeff Norton is an author, writer-producer, and founder of Awesome, a creative incubator.
He is the author of the award-winning thriller series MetaWars (Orchard), the comedic Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie (Faber), and the upcoming picture book Stomp School (Little Tiger Press). He’s also the creator and co-writer of the best-selling Princess Ponies series (Bloomsbury).
Jeff is currently Executive Producer on the hit pre-school show Trucktown (Nelvana) based on the best-selling books by Jon Scieszka. He is also in development on Stomp School as a new pre-school show, and is presently writing Alienated as a feature film.
As a filmmaker, Jeff has written and directed short films and music videos, and is developing a slate of high-concept TV drama projects.
Previously, Jeff ran the Enid Blyton literary estate and before moving to the UK, he worked in creative development in Hollywood and produced the award-winning Choose Your Own Adventure interactive movie featuring William H. Macy and Frankie Muniz. Originally from Canada, Jeff now lives in London, UK.
Jeff Norton is appearing at the following sessions:
In this cracking session we’ll go into what science fiction is, what its conventions are, how to best write it and what the differences are between SciFi for film and TV.