Free Screenwriting Webinar: All your questions answered
Find out everything you’ve always wanted to know about writing for the screen, whether for film or television, at our free screenwriting webinar.
Ask Michele Rowe and Richard Beynon, two of South Africa’s most experienced screen- and scriptwriters any questions about:
- how to take the sketchiest of ideas and turn it into a screenplay
- any problems you might be having with your current script
- the key differences between writing for the page and writing for the screen
- how to use screenwriting skills when writing for the page
- the skills you need to write like a professional
Tuesday 21 February 2023
16:00 UK time
18:00 South Africa time
A recording will be sent out to everyone who registers.
Our free webinars are specifically and wholly devoted to improving your creative writing skills.
You’ll set the agenda: we’ll be responding to your questions and discussing issues important to you. Send them to us in advance of the webinar.
About the facilitators
Michele Rowe is a South African scriptwriter who has worked primarily as a head writer and story originator for television and film.
Projects she has worked on have been nominated for or won various awards, including an Oscar documentary and International Emmy nomination. She has published two novels: What Hidden Lies and Hour of Darkness.
She has a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town.
Michele was a founder member of Free Film Makers, an anti-apartheid group of filmmakers, directors and actors who created acclaimed independent documentaries and dramas.
Richard Beynon is a story consultant and an award-winning film and television scriptwriter with a long and accomplished career.
He and Jo-Anne Richards founded All About Writing in 2007. They run a variety of courses all designed to help you become a better writer.
Richard has ghostwritten a number of books. His most recent collaboration is Step Back and LEAP: 9 Keys to Unlock your Life and Make Sh*t Happen with Patrick Mork.
A former journalist for the Rand Daily Mail, he has conceived, shaped and written scores of documentaries.
Richard has written for – or headed the writing teams of – many popular soaps from Isidingo to Scandal and S’gudi S’naysi.
He managed the writing team at Isidingo for three years, as well as contributing over three hundred scripts to the series.
Richard has lectured on writing for film and television at Wits. He has won numerous awards for his work specifically in comedy, soap and children’s drama.