Lindsay is an award-winning screenwriter and creator of the ground-breaking series Punky, recognized as the first mainstream animation series worldwide in which the central character has special needs (Down’s syndrome). Two series later, it is available in over 100 countries with circa 5 million hits on YouTube.
Crossing genre, searching out the best stories to tell, Lindsay has worked in live action and animation, written for kids and adult, film and TV, games and apps. As well as delivering masterclasses and courses throughout Ireland for two decades, she has worked with a wide range of production companies in Ireland and the UK as screenwriter, creator and creative consultant and is currently developing a number of children's series and books that link her desire to celebrate difference and to entertain.
In April, Lindsay published Ireland’s first comprehensive guide to screenwriting, Write That Script. In 2012 she founded the Creatives in Animation Network to bring writers and animation creatives together with a view to fostering collaborations.
A graduate of Moonstone Screenwriting Labs (2002), Lindsay has an MA in Screenwriting for Film & TV from Leeds Metropolitan University (1999), during which time she interned at Granada in the children’s department. www.lindsayjsedgwick.com.
In addition to screenwriting credits, she has had 14 stage plays produced throughout Ireland and in the UK. They've been described as ‘gripping,’ ‘gut-wrenching’ and ‘seductive’. She has also published two novels, Dad's Red Dress - the sequel will be out early 2019 - and The Angelica Touch.