From winning international awards to being cast by Woody Allen, Patricia Dobson catches up with the Screen class of 2006. (Bolded names link to IMDB profiles)


- Riz Ahmed filmed Peter Kosminsky's Britz, due for transmission in October, and is playing the lead in Eran Creevy's Shifty.

- Joe Anderson recently starred in Anton Corbijn's award-winning Control and is now shooting The Ruins for DreamWorks.

- Nonso Anozie shot The Golden Compass last year and is now filming Cass, in which he plays author and former football hooligan Cass Pennant for director Jon Baird.

- Hayley Atwell was cast by Woody Allen in Cassandra's Dream soon after appearing in last year's UK Stars of Tomorrow issue. She is now filming Julian Jarrold's Brideshead Revisited.

- Nichola Burley has just completed Punch, the new thriller from Warp Films.

- Rafi Gavron filmed the BBC/HBO series Rome and was cast in Iain Softley's Inkheart.

- Rebecca Hall is the other Star of Tomorrow 2006 to be cast as the lead by Woody Allen, in his untitled Spanish project. She stars alongside Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.

- Andrea Riseborough recently completed filming Mike Leigh's latest film.

- Dan Stevens has been cast as the lead in Paul Verhoeven's Azazel and has just completed Sense And Sensibility for the BBC. Juno Temple has completed St Trinian's, Jaco Van Dormael's Mr Nobody, and is now filming Working Title's Wild Child.

- Jodie Whittaker received rave reviews for her debut in the Oscar-nominated Venus, shot St Trinian's recently, and is now filming Good opposite Viggo Mortensen.


- Wendy Bevan-Mogg has become head of production at Pure Grass Films, which is developing several shorts and two features. She is also producing former Star of Tomorrow Amanda Boyle's new film Pop Art with Forward Films.

- Miranda Bowen's Cinema Extreme short Honeymoon won at Brest international short film festival and has toured international festivals. She has been chosen for Warp X's Darklight scheme and is developing a feature idea with Film4.

- Corinna Faith, whose short Care won a Bafta nomination this year, is also on the Darklight scheme and is developing two features.

- Kate Hardie is developing This Is Our Life for APT Films, The Covered Dish for Film4 and wrote the short Imprints for Channel 4's Coming Up series.

- Tom Harper's debut Cubs won a Bafta nomination, a British Independent Film Award and the BBC New Filmmakers Award. He will soon go into production with his feature debut, The Scouting Book For Boys, written by Jack Thorne.

- Jane Hooks graduated to feature films with Dogging, A Love Story, directed by Simon Ellis for Vertigo Films, and Crack Willow, directed by Martin Radich for Warp X. She will co-produce Tom Shankland's The Day for Vertigo later this year. She is developing Brian Percival's debut feature and a project from Lucy Moore.

- Jamie Johnson is developing a comedy feature for Film4, a documentary for the BBC, and a behind-the-scenes film about the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the UK Film Council and Number 9 Films.

- As well as several TV dramas, Krishnendu Majumdar is developing the thriller Nightline with Warp X, and Maya, about an Indian call girl, with Ruth Caleb and the BBC.

- Izzy Mant is putting together a package for a low-budget British romcom by Neil Monaghan and is developing a Chris Bucknall comedy series for Talkback Thames.

- Robert Morgan has written the horror film Bad Dog for Vertigo Films and, with his Animus Films, is in talks with a Hollywood studio to direct a black-comedy superhero movie.

- Lucy Moore won the Golconda/Script Factory prize with her screenplay Lullaby, which was picked up for development by Miramax, and she received a bursary from the European Alliance of Television and Culture to develop her feature Yours Faithfully with BBC Films. She wrote for the Channel 4 series Alive and Granada series Louise.

- Gabriel Range's controversial Death Of A President premiered at the Toronto film festival last year. He is working on a thriller for Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and Paramount Pictures and another Film4/Channel 4 film for Tessa Ross and Liza Marshall. His producing partner Simon Finch is developing a feature looking at September 10, 2001 from a post 9/11 perspective, and developing with Range a fictional documentary about a medical miracle.

- In addition to developing Police And Thieves with directors Ben and Chris Blaine, Barrington Paul Robinson produced the short Bird Feeder, is producing teen dance comedy Chance To Dance and the short Player.

- David Smith produced the Bafta-nominated short Kissing, Tickling And Being Bored, produced Scott Graham's second short, Shell, and has secured backing from the Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission and Scottish Screen to develop the historic epic Heritage.

- Richard Warlow's spec script Three Mile Horizon was picked up by Paramount Vantage with Saul Dibb attached to direct.