Margaret Boykin

Head Of Film
Ubisoft Film & Television

As head of film development at Ubisoft Film & Television (UFT), Margaret Boykin oversees the film adaptation, development and production of Ubisoft’s award-winning games and original stories set in the world, culture and community of gaming for film.

Boykin successfully developed the award-winning film WEREWOLVES WITHIN, based on Ubisoft’s VR game of the same name, and produced the ensemble horror-comedy as UFT’s first-ever independent feature film. The film is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and already a Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Award winner for Best Indie Film.
Boykin co-leads Ubisoft’s Women’s Film & Television Fellowship as part of her concentrated effort to create more opportunities for persons often notably missing from writers’ lists. The fellowship sees two participants explore Ubisoft's library for potential story ideas, engage in one-on-one mentorships, and pitch their own takes. Each year’s fellowship resulted in a script deal for a film.

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