Edward Canfor-Dumas (* 1957) is a novelist and award-winning TV screenwriter - and a specialist in conflict management.
life and career
After receiving a scholarship to the Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith , he read English literature at New College , Oxford . Soon after, he began writing scripts for television series such as The Bill and Kavanagh QC . His first major feature film program was Tough Love , a drama about police corruption starring Ray Winstone . He then wrote the drama for the BBC documentary Pompeii: The Last Day (2003), which was nominated for a BAFTA . This film was followed by the disaster film Super Volcano in 2005 .
In the same year, he started writing novels by writing the successful modern story The Buddha, Geoff and Me. which got a second part in 2014 with Bodhisattva Blues . Edward is a practicing Buddhist and both books have Buddhist themes.
In 2006, Edward took on a role in building the all-party parliamentary group on conflict that was launched in February 2007, and in 2011 he co-founded Engi, a social enterprise that works with the private sector, civil society, government and the military Managing conflicts and reducing violence. He is currently leading a multinational project, Understand to Prevent , examining the possibility of an expanded role for the military in preventing violent conflict, and has recently joined the UK Chiefs Defense Staff's Strategy Forum.
- 2003: Pompeii - The Last Day
- 2005: super volcano
- 2007: Superstorm - hurricane out of control
- 1991–1998: The Bill (21 episodes)
- 1997–1998: Kavanagh QC (2 episodes)
- Projects - Understand to Prevent Engi . Retrieved May 14, 2018.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||English novelist and a television screenwriter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1957|