Launched by Script to Screen in June 2006, The Writer’s Room has featured some of New Zealand’s most respected creators of stories for the screen, as well as international visitors such as Stephen Cleary, Tom Abrams, Michael Goldenberg, Rob Ritchie, Andrew Bovell, and Wendall Thomas. For summaries of past events please refer to the Writer’s Room Archive.

The Writer’s Room has become a focal point for the screen industry providing a forum for experienced and emerging writers, producers and directors to meet, share information, and strengthen ties with others in the film and television community.

Auckland’s regular Writer’s Room takes place on the last Tuesday of every month at The Classic, 321 Queen St, Auckland. $5 koha at door. No bookings are necessary.


Participants Announced for Aotearoa Short Film Lab

March 15, 2018

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



March 8, 2018

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