About Us

Mouse Chased Cat Productions Ltd is an award-winning company that is dedicated to great storytelling. We believe that the creative experience is of paramount importance – from the team that brings the story to life, right through to the finished film.

The company was set up in 2016 to showcase a series of short films: Finding Hope, Tides, and The Adventurer’s Diary. All three have won numerous awards and nominations.

Rather than a large 'fixed' team, Mouse Chased Cat Productions Ltd works with a variety of skilled and independent professionals. This enables us to keep creativity at our core, while ensuring that the directors and producers who join our projects are free to bring in skilled professionals of their choice as well. Please see the pages on our individual projects for information on the great talent we work with.

MCC Productions Ltd also brings together talented newcomers with industry veterans, to create visually compelling, emotionally moving and dramatic storytelling.

Jean Maye
Company Director, Producer & Screenwriter

Jean comes from a background in Local Authority social care. Past roles have also included work in prisons, hospices, fostering, adoption and child protection. A published and best-selling author in this field, her creative writing skills are also supported by a varied range of qualifications including a summer course at Oxford University in ‘Writing for Radio’, a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing at Kingston University in 2012 and a Producers Foundation Certificate, presented by Raindance in 2014.

She also frequently attends screenwriting seminars and workshops and uses experienced script editors in the industry such as Linda Seger and Yvonne Grace, and in her spare time supports prisoners on Death Row in Texas.

Screenwriting credits: 

Finding Hope (March 2017)
Shadows' End Film Trailer (Feature in progress)
Tides (November 2017)
The Adventurer's Diary (2019)
Corona Connections: Episode Two - Plenty of Fish (2020)

Screenwriting awards:

CKFQueen PalmCKFAustin After Dark Film Festival 2019Script SummitIndependent Horror Movie Awards 2019OnirosUpstate NYQueen PalmQueen Palm Bronze

Shadows’ End

  • Fade In Annual First Ten Pages Screenwriting/Film Awards (31st December 2018) – Award Winner
  • CKF International Film Festival – Official Selection
  • Queen Palm International Film (April 2019) – Silver Award for Best Dialogue
  • Austin After Dark Film Festival (September 2019) – Official Selection

The Adventurer’s Diary (Short Screenplay)

  • Hollywood Just4Shorts Film and Screenplay Competition – Semi-finalist
  • Creative Worlds Awards (August 2018) – Quarter-Finalist
  • Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards (August 2018) – Quarter-Finalist
  • Screencraft Film Fund screenwriting competition (2018) – Quarter-Finalist
  • Austin Film Screenwriting Festival (2017) – Placed out of 9,487 scripts to 'SECOND ROUNDERS.'
  • W.I.N.D (2017) Semi-Finalist – Best Short Script
  • Oniros Film Awards Monthly Edition (September 2019) – Official Selection

Finding Hope (Short Screenplay)

  • Short Stop International Screenwriting Festival (June 2018) – 2nd Runner up
  • Oniros Film Awards (April 2018) – Best Written & Produced
  • One Stop International Film Festival (2017) – Winner


  • CKF International Film Festival (March 2019) – Best Screenwriter of the Month
  • Festigious Film & Screenwriting Festival (3rd May 2019) – Award Winner - Best Short Script
  • Script Summit Screenplay Competitions (2019) – Official Selection
  • PAGE International Screenwriting awards (July 2019) – Quarterfinalist - making the top 10% of 7,200 entries
  • Creative World Awards (August 2019) – Semi-finalist


  • Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF): Feature Screenplays and Teleplays category (January 2019) – Quarter-Finalist
  • Horror Hotel International Film & Screenwriting Competition (17th April 2019) – Best Script (Honourable)
  • Independent Horror Movie Awards (6th May 2019) – Selected; finals in January 2020
  • Creative World Awards (August 2019) – Semi-finalist

The Pumpkin Room

  • Independent Horror Movie Awards (September 2019) – Winner Nominees (Winners to be announced 31st January 2020)
  • Upstate NY Horror Film Festival 2019 (September 2019) – Finalist (Winner to be announced 26th October 2019)
  • Queen Palm International Film Festival First Quarter 2020 – Winner for Best Dialogue and Short Script
  • Queen Palm International Film Festival First Quarter 2020 – Bronze Winner for Best short script

Producer credits:


  • Out of the Can Film Festival (2018) – Best Producer
  • Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival (2019) – Best Producer
  • Hollywood Moving Pictures Film Festival (November 2018) – Best Producer
  • Out of the Can Film Festival (2018) – Best Producer
  • BREAK OUT SHORTS (March 2019) – Semi-finalist
  • Oniros Film Awards (7th May 2018) – Best Written & Produced Finalist

Finding Hope

  • W.I.N.D.: Best Rising Star Producer (2017)

Shadows’ End Film Trailer (2014)

The Adventurer's Diary (2018-19)


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