Leading feature film script editor Kate Leys will be delivering a session on story development. Aimed at writers interested in developing a better understanding of narrative and storytelling, the session will cover a range of topics including dramatic structure, conflict and character development.
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. These included 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 will be supported during the workshop by producer Ivana Mackinnon (Slumdog Millionaire).
Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University, Grand Assembly Rooms, King's Walk, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 7RU.
When: Thursday 26 April, 1.00 – 3.30pm. Registration from 12.45pm.
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This workshop is funded by the Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund as part of A Bigger Future 2 and the European Regional Development Fund. It has kindly been sponsored by Newcastle University’s Research Centre in Film and Digital Media and Culture Lab.