Wellington date for Hamish Bennett filmmaking workshop

Posted Wednesday 05 Aug 2020

Wellington date for Hamish Bennett filmmaking workshop

Bellbird Ross & Beth

Script To Screen is bringing the Hamish Bennett workshop Storytelling with Compelling Characters to Wellington! Hamish is the writer and director of the acclaimed feature Bellbird, starring Annie Whittle and Marshall Napier (above), and in this workshop he will explore character and story and how the two are intertwined. Learn how to tap into your own knowledge and experiences to build a story that is authentic and memorable and how to make time for writing when you're not a full-time writer - and how to use this fact to your advantage. Don't miss this interactive and practical workshop that will help you write a script that gets noticed!

Click here to book Wellington tickets.

When: 29 August, 2020, 9am-5pm.

Where: Te Whaea National Dance & Drama Centre (Drama 3), 11 Hutchison Road, Newton, Wellington.

Who it is for: All levels of writing experience - emerging to established filmmakers.

Cost: General Admission $23 (incl. GST).

What to bring: pen and paper. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. There are plenty of cafes in the area to buy lunch and there is space available to eat your lunch if you bring it with you.

Cost: General Admission $23 (incl. GST).

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Acting masterclasses with Vicky Yiannoutsos

Acting masterclasses with Vicky Yiannoutsos

Posted Wednesday 05 Aug 2020

Actors, here's a fantastic opportunity to recharge your acting muscles. This twice weekly, five-week masterclass will train you to create believable characters and emotionally connected relationships on screen. Working in pairs with scripts, you'll learn the Art of Relating from acting coach, editor, director and producer Vicky Yiannoutsos. It will allow you to maximise creative choices and train you to bring your instincts to the screen. Benefits include strengthening and recharging idle acting muscles, removing blocks, deeper emotional connection, and improved sight-reading skills. These classes are also suitable for writers and directors keen to explore acting techniques which develop character and deepen story, as well as provide tools to better communicate with actors.

When: 17 August - 16 September 2020, 7pm - 9.30pm

Where: Maxwell Ave Studios, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Cost: $490 (10% Equity and guild discount)

Register by contacting Vicky at: vicky.y@xtra.co.nz  ph 027 233 4333.
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VIcky Yiannoutsos