Outline: Two  Day workshop in the Hokianga with Kath Akuhata-Brown

Day One

As well, participants will be invited to talk about their own stories

Reframing ideas into story
– Genre / Voice

Film Analysis
Milagro Beanfield Wars – directed by Robert Redford

Community storytelling

Day Two

The Road Most Travelled

–    Treatments / Novellas
Whatever you call it write one

–    Outlines
Pulling out the key events and putting scenes around them

–    Sequences
Asking the key questions

The business of the realities of being a writer
–    How much can you expect to be paid
–    Working with a team
–     Letting go of the script

The Film Culture in Aotearoa
–    Who are the main players

Writing from no fixed abode
–    Have tools will travel

Kua mutu

9.30-4.30, Sunday June 6 & Monday June 7, RAD Centre, 11 Parnell St, Rawene, all welcome, enty by koha. To Register please contact Heather Randerson at tikanga2000@xtra.co.nz

General inquiries to Simon Marler, Executive Director, Script to Screen, simon@script-to-screen.co.nz or 021 2530972


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