In late March Script to Screen travelled South to participate in the two-day Dunedin Festival of Film and Television Craft and Christchurch’s South Island Film and Television Day. Script to Screen hosted two special Writer’s Rooms on What Makes A Short Film Great? Events were also run by the NZ Writers Guild, the Screen Directors Guild NZ and Women in Film and Television.

At Script to Screen’s Dunedin Writer’s Room screenwriter and producer Christina Milligan talked to filmmaker Patrick Gilles, DP Stephen Downes and NZFC development executive and writer Hone Kouka about short filmmaking at its best.

In Christchurch short film and television drama director Jonathan Brough got filmmakers Gillian Ashurst and Patrick Gilles and DP John Christophels debating what gives some short films such impact.

Dunedin Festival of Film and Television Craft Programme

 


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Are Web Series the Future?

April 19, 2013

For our August Writer's Room we meet the makers of two locally developed and produced web series, Flat 3 and The Factory, to explore the viability of the web TV format, avenues for funding, the pros of writing for a shorter format and building an audience.... Read more

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FEATURE

Developing Real Characters

At the April Auckland Writer's Room, two of our most esteemed writers, novelist Lloyd Jones and playwright/television writer Roger Hall, spoke candidly with playwright/screenwriter/director Stephen Sinclair about their techniques for developing those memorable characters that stay with us, long after the book has been read or the play has been seen.... Read more