Devising a movie treatment is difficult, and the producer you present it to unforgiving. If the story doesn’t grab him (or her) at once and if the characters are not compelling then you might as well bend over, stick your head between your legs and kiss your chances of having it produced goodbye.
All About Writing’s experienced teachers/mentors will help you realise your writing dream by teaching you the skills to write your screenplay and then mentoring you through the writing process in a kind, friendly and supportive environment.
How to Write a Screenplay Facilitators
Michéle Rowe is a scriptwriter who has worked primarily as a head writer and story originator for television and film. Projects Michéle has originated, written or directed have been nominated for or won various awards, including an Oscar documentary and International Emmy nomination. At present she works as a script editor, teaches screenwriting and is completing her third novel for Penguin. She has a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town.
Richard Beynon is an award-winning film and television scriptwriter with a long and accomplished career in the film and television industry. He has written for – or headed the storytelling teams of – many of country’s most popular soaps, dramas and comedies. These include S’gudi snaysi, Going Up, Soul City, Isidingo, Scandal, Rhythm City and Isibaya. He has lectured on writing for film and television at Wits.
With Michéle and Richard’s many decades of professional writing, film industry and teaching experience you’ll be in very capable hands.