From Fiction and Non-Fiction to Script

Knowledge Share Session in CAPE TOWN

DATE: CAPE TOWN: 11 July 2015

TIME: 09h00 to 13h00

VENUE: SAE Institute: A307, Woodstock Exchange, 66 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town

Bookings essential:

Bookings close on 10 July at 12h00


WGSA Student members – FREE
Members / Students with valid student card / Affiliated organisation: R50
Non-Members: R100

To secure your booking: Please pay the required cover charge to our bank:
WGSA Current Account
Standard Bank, Melville
Branch No: 006105
Acc No: 300082444
Acc type: Current

Please use your name and surname as reference / CT_11/7
Meg Rickards – winner of the 2014 WGSA MUSE AWARDS for best Documentary Script, will share her knowledge on how adaption

A session not to be missed



Meg Rickards works as both a writer and director. She is currently in pre-production for a feature called Shushh, based on the novel Whiplash by Tracey Farren. She co-directed the award-winning feature documentary 1994: the bloody miracle, about the lead-up to South Africa’s first democratic elections. Her miniseries and feature versions of Land of Thirst have been broadcast throughout Africa and also distributed in North America. Meg has written scripts for UNICEF, and her short film Azure won awards and was used by NGOs including the World Population Organisation. She holds a PhD in Film Studies from the University of Cape Town, studied at London Film School on a Commonwealth Scholarship, and completed the Writers’ and Directors’ programmes at the Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam.

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