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Canada Int. Film Festival Official Selection

My short script 'Blistered' was selected by Canada International Film Festival 2019. A supernatural horror story of a woman ...

Women in Film Official Selection

    Salome Magic is through to the final 10 Official Selections in the Women In Film International Screenplay ...

ScreenCraft Drama Quarter Finalist

Thrilled to find out my first feature 'Salome Magic' has made it through to the quarter finals of the ScreenCraft Drama Feature ...

Straight Circles First Review

BC Book World published the first review for Straight Circles: “Bateman obviously knows her suspense writing formulas and sub-genres, and skillfully applies cracking good dialogue and just the right amount of Scottish dialect; as well as a deft hand at pacing and acutely observant descriptive ...

Let’s Live in Crazy Town 2018

My story 'Let's Live in Crazy Town' won the 2018 Whistler Writers Adventure Camp fiction contest. The prize was a place at the 4-day writers camp, and publication in Subterrain Magazine. I had an absolute ball at the camp, met some wonderful writers, and can't wait to go ...

Praxis Screenwriters Lab 2018

My first feature film script 'Salome Magic' was a semi-finalist for the Whistler Film Festival/Praxis Screenwriters Lab. Will be working hard on it later this year. "In 1978 Kenya, two women who are miles apart in situation and privilege become united in their grief, travelling across this ...

From Our Dark Side 2018

My short film treatment 'Blistered' was a runner up in the 2018 Women in Film 'From Our Dark Side' contest. "A supernatural horror story of a woman living alone on a desolate farm, consumed by remorse, battling with her state of mind as the phantoms of her past burn ...