Introducing a Character
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 television series.
Deadline to RSVP Sunday 28 June 2020 at 12h00
Free for members
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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.
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