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Sloan Grant Won: 
2015, Screenwriting, Carnegie Mellon University

Project Type: TV Pilot
Genre: Drama
Length: 62 pages
Field of Science: Computer Science, Engineering
Stage: Development


Tommy Flowers, a self-educated son of a bricklayer, is propelled into the intellectual elite world of Bletchley Park during World War II, where he overcomes class prejudice and resistance to his research and creates the first programmable electronic computer.


A working-class engineer is recruited by a Top Secret British Intelligence unit at the onset of World War II. Thrust into the world of intelligence operations, he overcomes class prejudice and resistance to his research as he designs the world’s first programmable electronic computer, helping to assure allied victory. Based on the story of Tommy Flowers, the forgotten father of the computer.


Eugenie Carabatsos is a playwright and screenwriter from New York, now based in New Hampshire. Her screenplays have won contests including the Cinequest Short Screenplay Contest and New York Short Screenplay Contest. She graduated with her MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University in 2016, and received her BA from Wesleyan University in 2010.