The Writer’s Room

The Writer's Room is Script to Screen's one-hour discussion event that features a line up of top New Zealand and international filmmakers talking about their craft.

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Writer's Room

What does good development look like?

calendar EVENT: 29 APRIL 2014, *CHANGE OF VENUE* ACADEMY CINEMA, AUCKLAND

How do we know if a development process is making a project stronger, and what do we do if it's not? Join development executive Emily Anderton, US writer/director Jake Mahaffy, producer Philippa Campbell and story consultant Brita McVeigh as they talk to editor Cushla Dillon about the development process, and whether or not we are truly ... Read more
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One out of the Matchbox: Helen Bowden talks to Philippa Campbell

FEATURE: 19 MARCH 2014

"We wanted writers who would put the project ahead of themselves and not think solely of their own episodes" Helen Bowden discusses the process of developing The Slap with Matchbox Pictures in Australia... Read more
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Keeping it fresh – theatre voices in screen

calendar EVENT: 25 MARCH 2014

Join actor/playwright/screenwriters Tom Sainsbury, Sophie Henderson and Jackie Van Beek as they talk to actor Rachel House about working across the mediums and what filmmakers and writers can take from theatre practitioners... Read more
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In Conversation with Helen Bowden (AUS) – Wellington

calendar EVENT: 12 MARCH 2014, WELLINGTON

Join us for our first Writer’s Room of the year as kiwi-born producer Helen Bowden (Matchbox Pictures) talks to NZ producer Robin Laing about her experience developing high-end television drama in Australia... Read more
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In Conversation with Helen Bowden (AUS)

calendar EVENT: 25 FEBRUARY 2014

Join us for our first Writer's Room of the year as kiwi-born producer Helen Bowden (Matchbox Pictures) talks to Philippa Campbell (Top of the Lake, Rain) about her experience developing high-end television drama in Australia.... Read more
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VIDEO – Are Web Series the Future? (Auckland)

FEATURE: 12 NOVEMBER 2013

For our August Writer's Room we were joined by the makers of two successful locally produced web-series: Flat 3 and The Factory. They explore the viability of the web TV format, avenues for funding, the pros of writing for a shorter format and building an audience.... Read more