Script to Screen, in association with the New Zealand Film Commission, presents a Writer’s Room with renowned US teacher, script consultant and screenwriter Wendall Thomas as part of the Canterbury Industry Day 2010.

Wendall Thomas has been at the forefront of script development for two decades, working for companies including RKA, Disney, Universal, NBC and consulting on screenplays for the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen.

Wendall will focus on the vital importance of linking character arc to structure, and how to create that arc through a series of believable and dramatic character decisions. Director, producer and current NZFC development executive Paul Swadel will MC the discussion.

6pm for 6.30pm start, Sunday March 21, The Twisted Hop, 6 Poplar Street, Poplar Lanes, Christchurch, $5 koha appreciated, all welcome.

Full Canterbury Industry Day timetable / programme


Participants Announced for Aotearoa Short Film Lab

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Script to Screen and Show Me Shorts Film Festival have announced the eight screenwriters who have been selected to participate in the 2018 Aotearoa Short Film Lab, a prestigious hothouse mentoring scheme for screenwriters and aspiring screenwriters. The Lab offers participants the opportunity to develop their short film concepts and scripts with the guidance and advice of experienced industry mentors during a full-day immersive workshop.... Read more



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Script to Screen is delighted to launch a brand new pilot programme to develop distinctive writing talent in television drama, EPISODIC LAB AOTEAROA. Selected writers and/or teams will workshop their concepts with television writer advisors from NZ and beyond, and will receive follow up mentoring and support including introductions to executives from production houses, television platforms and funders. Thank you to NZ On Air, Lightbox, NZ Film Commission and Images & Sound for making this possible.... Read more

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