For our first Writer’s Room of the year we explore developing stories for a particular actor.
2013 brings us three new TV series – all of which have developed their story and script around their lead actors.
Agent Anna (TVNZ) starring Robyn Malcom, The Blue Rose (TV3) starring Siobhan Marshall and Antonia Prebble both premiered on television this month, and later this year new series Harry (TV3) will hit the small screen, starring Sam Neill and Oscar Kightley.
Join actor Robyn Malcom (Agent Anna), writer/producer Rachel Lang (The Blue Rose) and producer Steven O’Meagher (Harry) as they talk to Gavin Strawhan (Nothing Trivial) and look at all sides of the process when developing characters for specific actors.
Stay afterwards for a drink and a slice of pizza on us.
Drinks 7pm, 7.30 Start, Tuesday 26 February, The Classic, 321 Queen Street, Auckland, $5 koha appreciated.
Producers Leanne Saunders and Carthew Neal talk to producer Julia Parnell about their films HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE, TICKLED and BORN TO DANCE. They discuss every step of the process: taking the project to market, getting the right sales agents on board at the right time, selling the film, and everything they've learnt along the way.... Read more
November 7, 2015 - November 7, 2015, Auckland
Show Me Shorts and Script to Screen are now calling for applications for the 2015 Short Film Lab. Six writers will be selected to workshop their short film ideas or scripts during the full-day lab this November... Read more
Following on from a successful inaugural year, we are delighted to call for applications for FilmUp Script Development, a dynamic multi-faceted programme that significantly up-skills producers and script editors who want to hone their skills in story development.... Read more