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The Drama Behind A Series By Neiloe Whitehead

Sep 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


WGSA September 2021 Online Programme

The WGSA is offering an exciting online programme via Zoom to WGSA members free of charge, and to Non-Members at R50 per session!


We have a SPECIAL OFFER for you that serves to counter the economic effect that Covid-19 and the lockdowns have on performance writers. As a member you will have an opportunity to showcase your profile on our website, enter the WGSA Muse Awards and allow free access to our upcoming WGSA Indigenous Language Screenwriters Course in September, among other great benefits.

The SPECIAL OFFER, not to be repeated, is a discount of 50% off membership fees to everyone joining between 1 August 2021 and 30 September 2021.

Full members: Regular fee R700, now only R350

Candidate members: Regular fee R500, now only R250

Student members with a valid student registration: Regular fee R220, now only R110

Corporate members: Regular fee R1200, now only R600

Click HERE to JOIN the WGSA

Next in our exciting series is The Drama Behind A Series By Neiloe Whitehead


Neiloe Whitehead graduated from Rhodes University with a BJourn and majored in political science in 2004. She then went on to do post-graduate work at the Witwatersrand University and the University of Cape Town in 2005/ 6. She spent 7 years working in the production and development department of the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF). She headed the documentary program at the foundation as a manager for 4 years.  Her duties at the foundation included overseeing the evaluation panels, mentoring funded development projects, managing funded productions and initiating new documentary programs for the NFVF. She has also sat on the panel for various festivals and prestigious pitching platforms like the Good Pitch.

Whitehead was part of the Eurodoc International program in 2011. Part of her duties included overseeing TV formats, development, and production content for both fiction and non-fiction. She has experience in commissioning content, curating and managing projects. She is passionate about development in the film industry and is trained as script editor.

In 2015 Whitehead worked with Fireworx media as a development executive. She then went on to work as a project manager on an incubation project for the Association of Transformation in Film and Television that same year until the end of 2016.

Whitehead is now an independent story consultant, producer, and script editor. She consulted on Miners Shot Down, The Devil’s Lair and many other titles on behalf of the NFVF. She is currently script editing on a number of fictional projects supported by the KZN Film Commission.


Please RSVP below for the sessions you wish to attend in order to receive the Zoom Link, which will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the session.  Closing date for RSVP’s is at noon, two (2) days before the session. 

WGSA Banking Details:

FNB Business Account

Branch No: 250655  / Randparkridge
Account No: 62886952467
REFERENCE:  Please use “PDP / your name and surname”

Please upload Proof of Payment (for non-members) to the RSVP


Sep 4
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Online via Zoom