Adapting Theatre for the Big Screen

AUCKLAND & WELLINGTON: In a special Writer’s Room this month, UK screenwriter, teacher and development consultant Rob Ritchie (Who Bombed Birmingham?, Blown Apart, McIvor’s Share) talks to Marilyn Milgrom (the NZFC’s Head of Development), using clips from films including Glengarry Glen Ross (David Mamet) and The History Boys (Alan Bennett) to discuss the challenges writers face adapting stage-plays for the big screen.... Read more

From Stage to Screen with Andrew Bovell and Rob Ritchie

Guest MC Philippa Campbell (No.2, Rain, Black Sheep) invite former Royal Court Theatre Literary Manager Rob Ritchie (Who Bombed Birmingham?) and renowned Australian playwright and screenwriter Andrew Bovell (Lantana, Strictly Ballroom) to share their experiences in transitioning from writing live theatre to scripting for the screen.... Read more