Having written the original screenplay, Hedley first coined the title Flashdance. Additionally, Hedley penned screenplays for Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand, Sean Penn, Jean- Paul Goude, Federico Fellini, David Geffen, Dino de Laurentis, among others. Winner of the Humanitas Prize for the Academy Award winning movie “Iris,” starring Judy Dench, Kate Winslet and James Broadbent. Previously, he was the youngest editor of Esquire Magazine during its golden age and the editor/publisher of Duckworth, a distinguished London publishing house. Hedley is presently writing a new film that he will direct next year.