Ian Masters is an award-winning screenwriter who has worked across Africa and Asia for over twenty years. As a freelance scriptwriter and creative consultant for BBC Media Action he has developed and written TV and radio dramas from Bangladesh to Indonesia, Cambodia to South Sudan.
His first produced feature film script, The Last Reel -- directed by Kulikar Sotho, who was local liaison manager for Lara Croft Tomb Raider (2001) and co-productor of the series Expedition Unknown (2023) -- was Cambodia’s submission to the Academy Awards in 2014. In 2018 he returned to the UK, where he continues to write and work as an international script consultant from Somerset. Charlot (2023) is his first novel.