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.
June 24, 2019
Get your script ready now! Applications open Friday 28 June. This year, Story Camp Aotearoa seeks feature film projects at any stage from treatment to advanced development. Up to eight selected writers or creative teams will participate in a rigorous five-day experience designed specifically to meet the development needs of their feature film project.... Read more
June 17, 2019
Got a script on development? Have you thought about your audience? Join us at this Script to Screen TALK and find out what local distributors consider before they take on a film for distribution.... Read more
June 13, 2019
The Fresh Shorts programme offers grants of up to $15,000 to six new or emerging filmmaker teams to make a short film. The 2019 round of Fresh Shorts is now open. ... Read more
June 9, 2019
The NZFC are pleased to announce a partnership with Script to Screen to deliver the Fresh Shorts programme. The Fresh Shorts programme offers grants of up to $15,000 to six new or emerging filmmaker teams to make a short film.... Read more