Busting to write for the big screen?
Beginner’s Guide is an intensive two-day workshop that demystifies the nuts and bolts of screenwriting. Screenwriting has much in common with other forms of creative writing and storytelling but it has a distinct form and language. This popular workshop provides an excellent foundation in screenwriting.
Who’s it for?
New screenwriters or industry professionals looking to up-skill.
Tutor: Kathryn Burnett
Kathryn is an award-winning screenwriter and playwright who knows her stuff. She has worked in the film and television industry for over 18 years and has significant credits. Her most recent being the multi-award winning short film Shelved.
What are people saying?
“Kathryn Burnett is the bombdiggity. She brings amazing experience, intelligence, and passion to her teaching. She has a comprehensive understanding of movies, cinema history, and storytelling technique, and is effective and engaging when sharing that knowledge with her students. Kathryn is to storytelling tutors as Carlos the Jackal is to international assassins. I can’t recommend her highly enough.”
– Steve Barr, Screenwriter, Producer, and Development Executive
“Kathryn’s scriptwriting workshop was brilliant. I loved learning from her and would sit at the front of the class, furiously jotting down notes like a nerd. Kathryn has a natural ability to connect with an audience. She teaches with patience and humour and she provides cake for morning tea!”
– Jaquie Brown, Presenter/ Actor/Screenwriter
The Beginners Guide to Screenwriting runs 9.30am – 4.30pm, 7th – 8th June, St Columba Centre, Auckland
Registration: $295 per person.
Numbers limited. Payment plans available.