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All About Writing’s screenwriting webinar

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Date: 21 February 2023

Time: London 16:00 to 17:00

Johannesburg 18:00 to 19:00

We look forward to having you with us! 

Send your questions about any aspect of screenwriting (or how to use screenwriting skills when writing for the page) in advance. Subject line: Questions for 21 February webinar


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 attended the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg, and 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. From there she moved into documentary film chiefly as a researcher, scriptwriter and film archivist, before graduating to writing and directing drama.


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 of country’s most 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.

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