Date: 27 June 2020
Time: 11h00 - 12h00
Speaker: Richard Nosworthy
About the Session
The opening sequence and the introduction of lead characters are inextricably
entwined in quality screenplays, and it is worth examining Oscar-nominated
screenplays in detail to see how those at the top of their game do it.
Founder of The Scribe Writers
Room, Richard is a multi-award-winning Producer-Writer-Director with well over
1 000 hours of programming for both South African and International broadcast
television. His experience in genre is as wide and varied as the diverse styles
he uses across his body of work which includes projects in television, feature
films, documentaries, and the theatre.
Deadline to RSVP 25 June 2020 at 12h00
Date: 30 June 2020
Time: 16h00 - 17h30
Speaker: Gavin Sher
About the Session
A discussion group delving deep into the mysteries of story. Topics include:
Story as a blue-print for our relationship to reality; learning from fiction;
designing stories that shift consciousness; the relationship between our
ability as storytellers and our personal journeys through life; transcending
our storytelling limitations through personal development; the mystery and
magic of archetypes.
Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Gavin Sher M.A. (40) is a well-rounded
filmmaker and entrepreneur, who has specialized in screenwriting and story
development since 2012.
He has a wide-ranging background and a hunger for knowledge that has yielded
experience, insight, and understanding into most aspects of life. Gavin
thoroughly enjoys positive collaboration and before specializing in screenplay,
he worked in many different roles in the South African film industry, from
performance to producing and much in between, in order to learn the business
and the craft from as many angles as possible.
A full member of the Writer’s Guild Of South Africa, Gavin has worked as a
head-writer and editor on television series for local broadcasters, including
SABC and E-TV.
Gavin also serves as a script editor for South Africa's National Film and Video
Foundation and he is often invited to sit on the NFVF panel that assigns
national funding for the development and production of feature films and
television in SA.
In his own capacity, Gavin is now an award-winning writer who has written and
assisted in the development of a number of independent feature films and
Deadline to RSVP Sunday 28 June 2020 at 12h00
Free for members
NON-members - R20 into our bank account
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WGSA Current Account
Standard Bank, Northcliff
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Acc type: Current
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Please RSVP 2 days before the session at 12h00
Please note the session will be conducted via zoom or Google Meet.
A link will be sent the day before the session.