Screenwriting

Workshops, networking events, short courses, long courses!

As well as one-off events, EAT runs screenwriters groups in blocks through most of the year. The blocks vary in length from 6-10 weeks. They are 2 hours fortnightly (6.30-8.30pm on a week night). The courses are primarily workshop-based with participants analysing and giving feedback on each others work while learning how to offer feedback and integrate feedback into their own work. Courses also aim to improve participants’ writing and understanding of the business side of screenwriting.

Venue: Toi Poneke Arts Centre, 61 Abel Smith st, Te Aro, Wellington

If you are interested in these courses please contact us using the form below.

Running now:

WRITING YOUR FIRST SCREENPLAY: 9 SESSION BEGINNERS WORKSHOP – DEADLINE 10 NOVEMBER
Facilitator: Rene Le Bas
16 November 2017 – 19 April 2018

Overview and schedule here

View curriculum outline here

Previous:

WOMEN DIRECTORS AND SCREEN WRITERS!
Networking event 26 June 2017
This free networking event is an opportunity for female Writers and Directors to meet each other and scope the potential of future collaborations in a supportive environment.
Offered by EAT in association with Women in Film and Television (WIFT)

View outline here

WRITING SHORT FILMS
Facilitators: Steve Barr and Casey Whelan
November 2016 – April 2017
View curriculum outline here

UNDERSTANDING GENRE
Facilitators: Steve Barr and Casey Whelan
July – October 2016
View curriculum outline here

WRITE FROM LIFE
Facilitator: Ness Simons
February – May 2016
View curriculum outline here

REWRITING YOUR SCREENPLAY
Facilitator: Rene Le Bas
July – September 2016
View curriculum outline here

WRITING WEBSERIES
Facilitator: Ness Simons
August – November 2015
View curriculum outline here

WRITE AND REWRITE
Facilitator: Rene Le Bas
January – April 2015
View curriculum outline here

UNDERSTANDING GENRE
Facilitator: Steve Barr
May – July 2015
View curriculum outline here

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