Head of Studies, Serial Eyes
As a writer, story editor, head writer and producer, Neil Arksey has been responsible for over a thousand episodes of serial drama. In the UK he has worked on shows such as Crossroads, Mile High, Family Affairs, Doctors, River City. In Europe he was part of the team that set up long-running Finnish Soap Salatut Elämät, as well as head writer then series story producer on Jóban Rosszban, a continuing hospital drama based in Budapest.
In addition to working as a writer and producer, Neil has taught writing and screenwriting at several universities and the London Film School, where he runs Pitch to Pilot, a TV drama writing course. He is also the author of a number of popular YA novels, published by Penguin Random House and has been co-creator and writer on some very successful TV shows for children.