Tom de Ville

Writer for film and television

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Tom de Ville is a film and television writer.

He created and wrote the horror anthology Urban Gothic for Channel Five when he was 23. Since then he has developed horror projects with genre luminaries including the late George Romero and Sam Raimi.  

His first feature script The Quiet Ones was chosen as one of Variety’s top unproduced British scripts in 2007 and was picked up and produced by Hammer Films / Exclusive Media.

Tom is currently writing Lord of Misrule for Laurie Cook and directed his first short film, Corvidae for Wolfheart Productions, which stars Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones).

In television, Tom is heading the writer's room for the third series of Stan Lee's Lucky Man and his original comedy Andrew Saves Us All is under option to Neil Gaiman.






Showrunner on Series 3

Carnival for Sky Atlantic

Drama (Series 2 not produced)

ITV Studios for ITV
Producer Madonna Baptiste

Drama series

Carnival for Sky 1
1 x 60'
Producer Angelina Burnett

Drama series

Gaumont International for NBC
When a documentary filmmaker's lover goes missing in 'the most haunted house in Britain' he assembles a team to pull the house apart and discover what happened to her.
Company Pictures
A thirty-year old nobody learns that he has five very powerful half-brothers and sisters, one of whom might be the Antichrist.
Hat Trick Productions
Producer Norman Denver
  • Brian Downey
  • Michael McManus
  • Xenia Seeberg
  • Jeffrey Hirschfield
    Two episodes of the cult Canadian sci-fi show.
    Salter Street Films for Sci-Fi Channel and Channel 5
    Producer John Price
  • Ania Sowinski
  • Kelle Spry
  • Ella Jones
  • William Mannering
    An anthology of contemporary London-based horror stories. Tom co-created and wrote all thirteen episodes of the first series and wrote and directed four episodes of the second series.
    Black Jack Productions for Five

    Writer & Creator

  • James Nesbitt
    Carnival for Sky



    Creator & Writer



    Producer Mat Wakeham
    Director China Moo-Young
    Thriller: a brutal revenge thriller in which a tormented schoolgirl embraces her family’s dark past to face the vicious gang that rules her school.
    Blonde to Black Pictures


    Bigscope Films
    In development
    Producer Joe Neurater
    Director Corin Hardy
    A young couple fight to save their baby from a horde of fairies that are intent on invading their cottage in rural Ireland.
    Occupant Films
    Producer Rory GIlmartin
    Director Corin Hardy
    A class of English schoolkids discover that the French village they've gone to on an exchange is infested with horrifying were-frogs.
    Brilliant Films
    An explosive biopic charting the rise and fall of The Angry Brigade - the London anarchists who carried out a bombing campaign against the Establishment in the early 1970s.

    A gore-packed thrill-ride developed with George A. Romero.
    P-Kino Films
    One night every hundred years, God and the Devil take a night off in London. This time around they play a citywide game of golf and become wrapped up in a crime-lord's plan to bring about the end of days.
    Civilian Content
    Producer Simon Oakes
    Director John Pogue


    Hammer Films/Exclusive Media
    Producer Sam Raimi
    Director Corin Hardy
    The survivors of a plane crash try to escape the mountain they are trapped on whilst fighting off an ancient creature that has emerged from the ice.
    Mandate Pictures
    Blumhouse Pictures
    In Development
    Producer Nick Hudson and Alexander Wolpert
  • Maisie Williams

    Short film

    Wolfheart Productions