The Art of Storytelling for Short and Feature Film, with Kate Leys

Leading feature film script editor Kate Leys will be delivering a 2 hour session on story and script development aimed at filmmakers and artists interested in developing compelling short and feature length scripts. The session will cover a range of topics including dramatic structure, conflict and character development. The session will also look at the different approaches to storytelling required when developing short and feature length work.

Kate Leys was formally head of development at Film4, where she was part of the small team commissioning and developing some of the UK's most successful feature films including Four Weddings and a Funeral, Trainspotting and The Full Monty. As head of development at Capitol Films she spotted Leaving Las Vegas and worked with talent including Roman Polanski. Kate speaks regularly at industry events and festivals. Read more on Kate here.

This session is open to writers, writer-directors and creative producers.

When: Monday 09 December, 1.30pm – 3.30pm (registration from 1.20pm)

Where: Tyneside Cinema (The Digital Lounge, 2nd Floor), 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 6QG.

Click here to book your place 

Thanks to the support of our funders places are available at the subsidised price of £10. Numbers are strictly limited and availability is first-come-first-served. 

You may also be intersted in our forthcoming masterclass with writer and director Paul Fraser (03 Dec). Info will be posted shortly here.

The Art of Storytelling is the first workshop in The Artist’s Cut development programme, supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and by the ERDF Competitiveness Programme 2007-13. 





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