What we're about

Want to get to the core of your story? Do you find you have lots of great ideas but they seem to fizzle out? Lack motivation or simply want to meet other like minded creative people?

Scriptwriting North runs introduction and weekly script development groups in Manchester and online classroom groups.

Our sessions are for new and experienced writers. The key is to have fun, challenge your writing and break the loneliness of writing.

The courses and groups are ran by script consultant and university lecturer, Beth McCann.

Upcoming events (2)

Crafting Characters Workshops

Ziferblat Edge Street

£25.00

Getting to Know your Characters This workshop is designed for writers who are looking for techniques to challenge and create strong and dynamic characters. This practical writing workshop will give you; Techniques to Map your Characters world Tools to craft their inner conflict This session will allow you to revisit the characters of your choosing to identify their dramatic functions in your plot and ways to make them come to life on the page. If you ever find that your characters fizzle out or they are simply doing things because you tell them to. This session will help you get to know them better and create their own character world which should help you write more characterful and engaging characters. Booking is essential please use the link below and the discount code MEETUP https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/crafting-characters-getting-to-know-your-characters-tickets-54920226877

One Day Introduction to Scriptwriting for Screen

Central Hall

£60.00

Our Intensive One Day Introduction to Scriptwriting for Screen is designed for new writers wanting to get started with writing for the big or small screen. The day is jam-packed and covers, Structure, Character, Dialogue, Formatting, Clips, Writing Exercises and developing your own ideas. By the end of the day, you will be ready to start writing your own scripts and use the tools and techniques presented. This day is intensive and is great for those of you who need a refresher or want to quickly get stuck into writing. It is however informal and fun and designed for people with no or little writing experience or those of you who are lacking motivation or feel you need to get some structure back into your writing. Outline of the Day Writers role Structuring your stories Writing for the screen Creating and showing characters Writing dialogue that counts Formatting your script Once you've completed our introduction you will able to move onto our script development groups where we can assist you to develop a portfolio of scripts. We have 2 kinds of script development group, online(classroom) and in Manchester. Our next block of groups start: May 2019 Scriptwriting North & Beth McCann Scriptwriting North is a hub for new and emerging writers of TV, Film, and Radio. We support writers to produce their best work. Writers attend our sessions are at various levels. Current participants are working professionally with the BBC and ITV, developing ideas with production companies, winners of the Northern Writers Award with Channel 4 and have been shortlisted for BAFTA Rocliffe awards, BBC Writersroom Comedy and Blue Cat Hollywood Competition. Writing should be fun and the key is that you enjoy it. Our groups are informal but focused and supportive. Beth McCann MA, is a new writing specialist and university lecturer in scriptwriting. She has worked with 100's of new writers and helped that at the start of their writing journey. For more details on our, Script Development Groups go to our website www.scriptwritingnorth.co.uk Booking is essential Follow the link below to book and use code MEETUP for 10% off https://www.scriptwritingnorth.co.uk/book-online/intro-to-screenwriting-one-day-23-mar-19

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One Day Introduction to Scriptwriting for Screen

Central Hall

£60.00

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