Script to Screen is excited to announce the second mentor for our inaugural Writers’ Lab Aotearoa – the Academy Award winning screenwriter, David Seidler.

I think of a script in terms of music: of ebb and flow, of rhythm. – David Seidler.

David has a vast oeuvre writing for stage, television, and feature film. In 2011, he was rewarded for his talent when he received both an Oscar and BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay for The Kings Speech.

 

We’re thrilled to have David join us for the first year of this initiative, and know that the participants will benefit hugely from his experience.

David Seidler joins US screenwriter Michael Goldenberg mentoring at our five-day residential Writers’ Lab – with our exciting line-up of local mentors soon to be announced.

The Writers’ Lab Aotearoa is brought to you with support from the New Zealand Writers Guild with financial assistance from the New Zealand Film Commission.


EVENT

TALKS Series at the NZ International Film Festival in Auckland

July 23, 2017 - August 6, 2017, Wintergarden at The Civic Theatre and ASB Waterfront Theatre

Script to Screen is thrilled to partner with the NZ International Film Festival to present a series of TALKS with the filmmakers behind: MY YEAR WITH HELEN, MOUNTAIN, WARU and GOD'S OWN COUNTRY. ... Read more

NEWS

Pitching Competition Winners Announced!

December 23, 2014

After a hugely successful weekend at our annual South Auckland Short Film Workshop, we are excited to be able to announce the six talented storytellers whose pitches incited the imaginations and attentions of our guest judges.... Read more

EVENT

2016 South Auckland Short Film Workshop

November 19, 2016 - November 20, 2016, MIT SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, OTARA

Script to Screen, Ngā Aho Whakaari and PIFT present the 2016 South Auckland Short Film Workshop – a free two-day workshop that will give you everything you need to know to make a short film... Read more

Call for Applications: The Writers’ Lab Aotearoa 2015!

Script to Screen is now calling for applications for our second Writers' Lab Aotearoa - a five day intensive residential lab where selected writers will workshop their feature scripts under the guidance of highly esteemed international and local mentors. The Lab is centered around rigorous development meetings with mentors, supplemented by the writers' own time for reflection and access to our experienced advisory board to sound off or consult about their story or the industry in general. ... Read more