Writer for television

Mika Watkins is a Welsh-Japanese writer and director who, at the age of 27, Created, Executive Produced and Showran the YouTube Red series ORIGIN, an original sci-fi series that follows a group of strangers stranded on a spacecraft bound for a distant planet. Her episode of 10 AFTER MIDNIGHT, Guillermo del Toro's horror anthology series at Netflix, goes into production later this year with Catherine Hardwicke directing. On the film side Mika is developing an original sci-fi feature with Cuba Pictures and Film 4, and adapting the Stephanie Scott novel WHAT'S LEFT OF ME IS YOURS with Scott Free producing and Will Oldroyd directing. 

Alongside her own projects she has written on Carnival Films’ Sky 1 series, Stan Lee’s Lucky Man and Kudos’ BBC1 period drama, Troy: Fall of a City. She has also been part of the writers’ room for NBC Universal’s Amazon series Hanna and Charlie Brooker’s Netflix series, Black Mirror.

Mika was also a Broadcast Hot Shot in 2016.



Writer & Producer & Creator & Executive Producer 

10 x 60'
Director Paul W. S. Anderson
Leftbank for Youtube Premium

Writer & Creator 

Adaptation of the novel by Deborah Hewitt

Endeavour Content
In development
Producer Noah Hawley
26 Keys for FX for FX Network
In Development

Female led Western

Lookout Point
In development

A romantic comedy set in Tokyo

Eleven Films
In development
1 x 60'

A returning series inspired by true events in 16th century Japan about female samurai.

Sister Pictures
In development

Original romantic comedy

Carnival Films
In development
Imperative Entertainment
In development


Creator Guillermo Del Toro

Horror anthology series

Netflix for Netflix
In development
Creator David Farr
  • Louis Hunter
  • Alfred Enoch
  • Bella Dayne
  • Kudos for BBC1

    Additional Writer 

    Creator Stan Lee
  • James Nesbitt
  • Eve Best
  • Carnival for Sky 1



    Don't Forget
    Short Film
    Bird Flight Productions Broadcaster
    In development

    Original sci-fi thriller

    Film 4
    Cuba Pictures
    In development