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CCA | 26-29 SEPT | JHB EXPO CENTRE | JOHANNESBURG

Dean Hayden Ravell

Dean Hayden Ravell

Screen Writer

Dean Ravell is a screenwriter from Cape Town, South Africa. Having discovered a passion for writing and a love for film, he combined the two and became enamoured with the art of screenwriting. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Production (specialising in Screenwriting) Dean has written a number of short scripts, including a short film entitled Detour which appeared as a segment in Breathe Easy (2016) – a global film narrative comprising of multiple directors and multiple locations. Other credits to Dean's name include being a scriptwriter for Relentless (a 60 hour challenge short film) and both writer and director for the short film Frozen Yoghurt. Dean penned the script for a post-apocalyptic short film about the water crisis in Cape Town named Day Zero.

Dean co-wrote a pilot for three sitcoms and has been in a writers room for a sitcom that is currently in development via the KZN Film Commission. Most recently Dean has co-written and co-directed three short films entitled MIA&I (2021), Protégé (2022) and Plunder (2023). Dean is currently developing a short film script called Pieces, for which he received funding from the NFVF, and is developing a GBV-focused feature length script with a well known South African production company.

Website: https://btgproductions.co.za/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/deanobaneeno

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deanobaneeno/

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