Screenwriting Skills Course, with Gavin Williams (April - May)

Gavin Williams, award-winning writer of the upcoming feature AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS (starring David Bradley of OUR FRIENDS IN THE NORTH and GAME OF THRONES), will be delivering a series of six seminars on writing for film and TV in April and May. (Please note that this event is not organised by Northern Film & Media; bookings must be made directly with Gavin, as directed below.)

Using clips, discussion, and practical exercises the classes will take you through the craft of writing effective dialogue, world-building, shaping dramatic scenes, and approaching the film and television industry. Although these sessions are a follow-on to Gavin's successful INTRODUCTION TO SCREENWRITING course all writers of any experience levels are welcome.

Where: The Lit and Phil Library, 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE

OR Jesmond Library, St George’s Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2DL

When: 18.00-20.00 at the Lit and Phil, on Tuesday 12 April, 19 April, 26 April, 03 May, 24 May and 31 May.


19.35-21.35 at Jesmond Library, on Thursday 14 April, 21 April, 28 April, 05 May, 12 May and 19 May.

Cost: £60 (fee payable at first session by cash or cheque)

To sign up – or for more information – please contact Gavin Williams by email.


About Gavin Williams

In addition to AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS Gavin Williams has been commissioned by Yorkshire TV, Channel 5, Carlton, Penguin, Corgi and Lego, and his latest short film, ‘Sleepworking’, has won eight awards and played at sixty international film festivals. He has taught at Northumbria University.


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