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Profile Summary

Georgina works with Nicky Lund on the screen, stage and TV side of the firm. That means she represents only screenwriters, directors and playwrights directly. She will also handle the film & TV business of the firm’s book authors.

Georgina joined the firm in 1996 and is a director of David Higham. She recently completed a screen writing course at the Met Film School in order to understand the specific technical challenges involved in writing for the screen.

Please note that authors of fiction and non-fiction should not send their material to Georgina, but should instead look for other agents at David Higham. We include Georgina’s name on our database only for the sake of clarity.



Detailed data

Agency:
David Higham Associates
Agent since:
1996
Short biography:

Georgina Ruffhead represents scriptwriters and playwrights and also handles the film, TV and stage rights to the books of a number of David Higham authors. Her talented and versatile writers work across film, television and theatre and in drama and comedy. She is excited by representing distinctive voices and original stories which really engage and entertain their audience. She has been a film/TV agent since 1996 and is a director of the company.

Client list status:
Open to new clients
Genres this agent is interested in:
Authors & books liked:


Other loves & passions:


How to make a submission:
Happy to hear from screenwriters and dramatists whose submissions are accompanied by a recommendation from producers, development executives, literary managers at all theatres, course tutors and existing clients. Does not accept any unsolicited material and any such submission will be automatically recycled. In the first instance, write to one of the Film, TV & Theatre agents attaching your CV with your reference.
Other advice and background:


Attends Festival of Writing or other WW events?
No
Follow on Twitter:
Does not Tweet
Interesting links:
No Data
Clients:
Elly Brewer, James Cary, Jaden Clark, Richard Crawford, Dan Davies, Suhayla El Bushra, Helen Farrall, Ben Faulks, Tahsin Guner, Kirsty Halton, Lisa Holdsworth, Alex Jones, Anna Jordan, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, Katie Lyons, Francesca Martinez, Alex Martinez, Suzie Miller, Caroline Mitchell, Anjum N. Malik, Emma Passmore, Olly Perkin, James Quinn, Nimer Rashed, Emma Reeves, Nikesh Shukla, Feri Tezcan, Lynne Truss, Jennifer Tuckett, Francis Turnly, Mike Walker, Lee Walters, Alex Williams
Full client list:
http://www.davidhigham.co.uk/agents/Georgina_Ruffhead.htm
Email address:
georginaruffhead@davidhigham.co.uk

Agents of: David Higham Associates

Agency details

Website:
http://www.davidhigham.co.uk/
About the agency:
David Higham Associates today operates in a world unrecognisable from that of 1935, the year the agency began. But many of our core values were laid down at the beginning, and remain the cornerstone of how we do business: honesty and integrity; efficiency and expertise; creativity and vision. Whatever the medium - whether book, stage, film, television, e-book or technologies yet to be invented - David Higham Associates' clients will continue to deliver the best message.
Address for submissions:
David Higham Associates, 58 Lower John Street, Golden Square, London W1F 9HA
Office address:
No data
Email address:
submissions@davidhigham.co.uk
Phone number:
020 7437 1072
Number of agents:
11
Accepts email submissions:
Yes
Submission type:
Standard + CV (as above, but with CV)
Further submission info:
No adult submissions by email or fax, only by post. Children's submissions should be e-mailed to: childrenssubmissions@davidhigham.co.uk. Please see website for full details of submission requirements.
More info on this agency:
No data
Average response time:
8 days
Agency Transparency Index:
33/100
Member of the AAA:
Yes
Overseas offices:
No data
Accepts overseas writers:
No
Follow on Twitter:
@DHAMedia
Latest news:
http://www.davidhigham.co.uk/whatsonarchive.htm
More about the agency:
David Higham Associates today operates in a world unrecognisable from that of 1935, the year the agency began. But many of our core values were laid down at the beginning, and remain the cornerstone of how we do business: honesty and integrity; efficiency and expertise; creativity and vision. Whatever the medium - whether book, stage, film, television, e-book or technologies yet to be invented - David Higham Associates' clients will continue to deliver the best message.

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