Online Workshop Series: Upcoming Sessions

Online Workshop Series
WGSA Online Workshop Series
Production skills for scriptwriters in the era of COVID

Time: 16h00 – 18h00
Speaker: Cati Weinek
About the Session
This is a full immersion into the industry and an opportunity for an interactive session with an award-winning film producer where story ideas can be pitched and developed while building your understanding of production and distribution in an industry where the status quo is up for grabs.
About Cati
Producer of popular, prize-winning film and television content, Cati understands how to use budgets for the ultimate purpose of making beautiful content that resonates with audiences with an eye for a return on investment.
My Story & I
Date: 10 August 2020
Time: 15h00 – 17h00
Speaker: Ayanda Halimana
About the session
As a round-up to the series Ayanda Halimana did in July, this session expands on those topics and allows a few attendees to even try out their pitches. This session is designed to assist novice writers get a grip of their stories and character as well as their pitches. The first hour focusses on the basic understanding of alternative structure and character and the last hour focusses on presenting that story idea. The session empowers writers to link their own story and the story they are telling so they know how to design powerful and memorable pitches.
About Ayanda
Ayanda Halimana is a South African Storyteller who has written, Head Written, Script and Story Edited a number of award-nominated TV Dramas and Films. She is a Workshop Facilitator, Screen Writing Mentor, and actively Writes and is also a Creative Producer. Her most recent work has achieved the highest number of ratings to date in SA for Series broadcast on SABC 1; both during the show’s premiere season and on the re-run in May/June 2020.
Free for members
NON-members – R20 (per session) into our bank account
WGSA Current Account
Standard Bank, Northcliff
Branch No: 006305
Acc No: 300082444
Acc type: Current
Please RSVP 2 days before at 12h00
Please note the session will be conducted via zoom or Google Meet.
A link will be sent before the session.
Please note: late applications will not be considered.
Sponsored by the GFC
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