Universities of Bolton and Huddersfield
11 – 12 March
The Universities of Bolton and Huddersfield are collaborating to host the first Northern Student Scriptwriters’ Conference at both locations.
The conference inlcudes materclasses and workshops, and is an opportunity for undergraduates, postgraduates and new and emerging writers to learn about the mechanics of the scriptwriting industry and gain advice from established writers. The first day of the conference at the University of Bolton deals specifically with Film and Television writing, whilst the second day at the University of Huddersfield concentrates on Theatre and Radio writing.
In Bolton, speakers and workshop leaders include Willy Russell, Debbie Horsfield (Cutting it, True Dare Kiss), Emily Feller (Red Productions), Marc Boothe (B3 Media), Katherine Beacon (BBC Writers Room), Amy Buscombe (freelance script consultant), Angela Clarke (Eyes Down, Window shopping) Sarah Hooper (Shameless).
In Huddersfield, speakers include Willy Russell, Sue Roberts and Gary Brown (BBC Radio Drama), Sue Teddern (Radio writer and TV writer of My Family, Birds of a Feather), Colin Teevan (Playwright, How Many Miles to Basra?, Don Quixote), Alex Chisholm (Associate Director, Literary, West Yorkshire Playhouse), and Rod Dixon, Artistic Director of Red Ladder Theatre Company.
Places are limited and must be booked in advance.