WRITER'S ROOM ARCHIVES

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2014

May 11, 2014: Transitioning from play to screenplay – it’s not just a ‘cut and paste’

May 1, 2014: VIDEO – In Conversation with Helen Bowden

April 30, 2014: VIDEO – Keeping it Fresh – Theatre Voices in Screen

March 19, 2014: One out of the Matchbox: Helen Bowden talks to Philippa Campbell

2013

November 12, 2013: VIDEO – Are Web Series the Future? (Auckland)

: VIDEO – Making Beyond the Edge

: VIDEO – Making Super City II

2013

September 25, 2013: To web or not to web?

September 23, 2013: Can good scripts and great performances rise above low budgets?

September 18, 2013: VIDEO – A Spirit of Independence with US filmmaker Jake Mahaffy

April 18, 2013: The Art of Casting

April 4, 2013: VIDEO – The Screenwriting Life: Career and Craft

2012

Podcast available July 31, 2012: A talented trio are ‘catching eyeballs’ with their fresh feature films …

May 29, 2012: Deconstructing the building blocks of drama

Podcast available April 24, 2012: A tale of two editors..

Podcast available March 27, 2012: Critics… friends or enemies of our screen culture?

February 28, 2012: A Shared Custody… the writer, the actor and the characters they both bring to life

2011

October 25, 2011: Paul Campion and Leanne Saunders talk about taking their Devil to the world

September 1, 2011: A Matter of Taste

August 30, 2011: From Killer Concept to Fabulous Film

June 28, 2011: Shifting Māori Stereotypes Into Truth

May 31, 2011: Laughing it up with Jaquie and Madeleine

Podcast available March 29, 2011: The genesis of story: inspiration, hard work…and maybe a little bashing…

February 22, 2011: Working collectively… and successfully… at a conceptual level

2010

December 20, 2010: The Past, Present and Future of Vincent Ward

Podcast available October 5, 2010: Gaylene Preston on Telling Family Stories

September 28, 2010: The Creative Potential of Low-Budget Filmmaking

Podcast available September 23, 2010: Writing and Directing for Hire (Wellington)

September 1, 2010: Taika, Ainsley… and all about a Boy

July 27, 2010: bro’Town to Sketch

Podcast available June 29, 2010: Steve Kaplan: What Makes Comedy Work?

Podcast available May 25, 2010: Writing and Directing for Hire

April 27, 2010: Writing Pictures with Robert Sarkies

Podcast available March 30, 2010: Creative Collaboration with Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland

February 23, 2010: Setting ourselves up for box office success … or failure?

February 9, 2010: Wellington Monthly Discussion Series

2009

September 29, 2009: Telling Māori Stories, Writing Māori Characters

August 31, 2009: Rolf de Heer on making films you care about

July 28, 2009: Martin Baynton on Writing Children’s Television

Podcast available June 30, 2009: What Makes a Story Cinematic?

June 18, 2009: Events in association with Ngā Aho Whakaari

May 26, 2009: Finding Comedy in Drama

Podcast available May 1, 2009: Rob Ritchie on Adapting Theatre for the Big Screen

April 27, 2009: The Creative Role of the Producer

March 31, 2009: Sima Urale on Making Short Film

March 27, 2009: ’09 South Island Festival of Film and Television Craft

February 24, 2009: In Conversation with Alan Sharp

2008

Podcast available November 20, 2008: Stephen Cleary: The Writer Producer Relationship

November 6, 2008: Chewing the Fat with Carl Gottlieb – Press Release

Podcast available September 27, 2008: In Conversation with Gaylene Preston

September 17, 2008: In Conversation with Neil Cross Press Release

August 28, 2008: Second-Hand Wedding

August 19, 2008: US Screenwriter Tom Abrams

July 31, 2008: Pulling the Apron Strings

July 16, 2008: Ira Sachs on his film Married Life and on being a writer/director

June 24, 2008: Surfing the Wave of Liquid Media

June 18, 2008: Wendall Thomas on Writing Better Dialogue

May 27, 2008: From the Mouths of Actors

May 25, 2008: ’08 South Island Film and Television Days

April 29, 2008: Writing Comedy for Television and New Media

April 2, 2008: From Stage to Screen with Andrew Bovell and Rob Ritchie

March 25, 2008: How to Write Your First Feature

March 11, 2008: The Future of Maori Screenwriting

February 26, 2008: From Stage to Screen with Stephen Sinclair and Anthony McCarten

2007

October 30, 2007: Writing Great Villians

September 25, 2007: Telling Māori Stories

July 31, 2007: Courtship, Commitment, Collaboration: The Writer Producer Relationship

July 20, 2007: Taika Waititi: Eagle vs Shark & Ripping Off Life

June 26, 2007: Killer Sheep Take on the World

May 29, 2007: Making Great Ideas into TV Drama

April 24, 2007: New Media with Gordon White and Bevin Linkhorn

March 27, 2007: Out of the Blue with Graeme Tetley

February 17, 2007: Writing for Shortland Street

2006

August 29, 2006: Antidote to Short Film Fever – Press Release

August 28, 2006: Crafting Outstanding Short Films

August 3, 2006: The Insider’s Guide to Outrageous Fortune! Press Release

July 30, 2006: The Naked Samoans Reveal All! Press Release