Posted Thursday 02 Mar 2023
WIFT NZ and the NZWG bring you this fabulous workshop with one of New Zealand's best screenwriters, showrunners and executive producers.
Rachel Lang MNZM, has co-created many of New Zealand's most successful television shows: Outrageous Fortune, The Almighty Johnsons, Mercy Peak, Nothing Trivial, Go Girls, Bad Mothers, and many more. She was the first New Zealand story editor for Shortland Street, and has also been a writer and an executive producer for the show.
Rachel will discuss writing and showrunning, and if her workshops last year are anything to go by, you will not want to miss this one! Facilitated by Fiona Samuel.
Fiona Samuel MNZM is an award-winning screenwriter and director, playwright, actor, trained wrestler, Arts Laureate, and current co-president of the NZ Writers Guild.
The discussion will cover the following topics:
· What a showrunner does;
· How you get to be a showrunner;
· How COVID has changed the practicalities of writing for television;
· What the ingredients for a successful writers room are;
· Tips for creating ideas and how to market them.
Bring your questions and Rachel will do her best to answer them!
WIFT and NZWG members free; non members $15 cash; includes wine and nibbles.
RSVP essential to email@example.com
Date: Thursday 09 Mar 2023
Location: Click Studios, Harbourside Business Park, 525 Rosebank Rd, Avondale
Time: 6pm networking for a 6:30pm start