For the past twenty-two years, Wendall Thomas has worked in Los Angeles as a casting director, director’s assistant, script reader, story editor, development executive, entertainment reporter, script consultant and screenwriter, writing and developing projects for companies including Disney, Paramount, Universal, Showtime, PBS, RKO, A&E, NBC and Scottish Screen.
In addition to writing and consulting, she has lectured throughout Europe for the Arista Screenwriting Workshops and in the UK for the Lighthouse Media Centre, the Welsh and Northern Irish Film Commissions, Northern Film and Media, the Folkstone Literary Festival, and Screen South. She also served as Writer’s Mentor for Screen South’s Good Foundations Plus Program 2005-2007 and headed the LA FEATURES programme for writers at Northern Film and Media for 2007-2008.
She currently consults for the Atelier Cinema European Producing Program in Paris, is a Star Speaker for the annual Los Angeles Screenwriting Expo, runs the Living Room Lecture series, and is in her twelfth year as Adjunct Professor of Screenwriting in the Graduate School of Film and Television at UCLA.
July 6, 2015
The recent confirmation of legendary producer Jan Chapman (THE PIANO, LANTANA, BRIGHT STAR) finalises the exciting group of mentors that... Read more
November 1, 2014
Presented by Kids on Screen and Script to Screen. “Writing and directing for young audiences has been one of the... Read more
April 21, 2016, Park Road Post Production, 114 Park Rd, Miramar, Wellington
Thursday 21st April, Park Road Post, 141 Park Rd, Miramar, Wellington 6pm-7pm... Read more
May 6, 2015
Northland College students Caylynn and Qianna Titore, William Hohepa, and Okaihau College student Francesca Blaikie secure mentorships to develop short films this year.... Read more