Margaret E Glover
Visiting Lecturer

Subject(s): Film, Media & Performance

Professional Biography

Margaret Glover holds an MFA in Dramaturgy & Dramatic Criticism from Yale School of Drama. From work in regional theatres on the East Coast, Margaret moved into UK television, where she script edited and produced a range of programming, including award-winning adaptations and  series. From September 2008 to July 2013 Margaret oversaw the development, production and delivery of graduation films at the London Film School.

She has also co-written several screenplays with directors in the UK, Europe and India, including Shadows in the Sun, which won best screenplay at Houston Worldfest in 2009. Her current work includes delivery of workshops for EU-funded initiatives, consulting for UK producers and funding bodies, and executive producing on low-budget features, including, Blackbird, ‘Best of the Fest’, Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2013.


  • MFA – Yale School of Drama

Dramaturgy & Dramatic Criticism

  • BA – Yale University

Literature & Photography, Double Major

  • Baccalaureat – Lycee J B Dumas (France)

Philosophie & Lettres

Relevant Past Employment

Visiting Lecturer

Regent’s University London – October 2012-April 2013

Taught module in script analysis to American undergraduates on a semester abroad; delivered lecture and seminars to students on BA, Screenwriting and Producing.

Birkbeck College – September 2005-July 2006

Visiting Lecturer in advanced screenwriting.

Goldsmiths College – January 2003-July 2005

Visiting Lecturer in script editing on MA Screenwriting Course.

Leeds Metropolitan University – September 2000-December 2002

Visiting Lecturer screenwriting for film & television on PGDip & MA.

Development Executive

Granada International Drama – July 1998-December 2000

Script Editor

United Film & Television Productions – April 1997-June 1998

Development Producer

Tetra Films – November 1993-January 1997

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

Women in Film & Television

Teaching & Course Development

London Film School – March 2005-July 2013

Senior Lecturer: Development & Production, MA Filmmaking

Responsibilities included curriculum development, workshops in writing & producing & delivery of EU-funded Low-Budget Film Forum, in collaboration with La Fémis (Paris) & the Danish & Hungarian national film schools. Took the lead in Cretive Skillset accreditation process for both MA Filmmaking & MA Screenwriting. Instrumental in successful QAA inspection.

Research Supervision

London Film School – September 2009-July 2013

Oversaw development through to delivery of all graduation films, ranging from short fiction & documentary to feature-length fiction & documentary. Supervised on average 60 students per year as writers, producers and directors, plus an additional 10-12 as personal tutees, which involved reading several drafts of their work & research journals (approx. 24 pages of reflection and analysis).

Other Outputs

Executive Producer

Blackbird – Feature by wr-dir Jamie Chambers

Producer James Barrett

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013

Michael Powell Award Nominee & ‘Best of the Fest’ Award

Mannheim-Heidelberg 2013

Undocument – Feature in Pre-produciton

Wr-Dir Amin Bahkshian & Kyla Simone Bruce

Producer Khalid Jabaly


Shadows in the Sun – Best Screenplay, WorldFest Houston 2009

Co-writer with director David Rocksavage

UK Release 2009

Aguas Mil – Best Feature Indie Lisboa, 2009

Co-writer with director Ivo Ferreira

Producers Francois d’Artemare & Maria Joao Mayer

Kisna – Epic Bollywood Romance, Worldwide Release 2005

Co-writer with director-producer Subhash Ghai

Merchant of Venice – 5x20’ adaptation of Shakespeare

Channel 4 1996

Eggman – 30’ adaptation of Janni Howker short story

Channel 4 1995


Faith – Short Film from a Nick Hornby story

Wr-Dir Pete Travis

London Film Festival Shorts 1996 & BBC2 1998

Snap – Devised original 6x30’ Children’s Drama Series

CITV 1997-99

The Treasure Seekers – TV Movie from E Nesbit’s novel

Wr Olivia Hetreed; Dir Juliet May

ITV 1996

Delta Wave – Drama Serial

CITV 1995-7

Development Exec

The Illustrated Mum – Single Drama based on Jacqueline Wilson’s novel

Wr Debbie Isitt; Dir Cilla Ware; Prod Julia Ouston

Channel 4 2003

Girls in Love – Series based on Jacqueline Wilson’s novel

Wr Carol Noble; Exec Producer Anne Brogan

CITV 2003-5