GREAT NEWS that two Screen Academy graduates were amongst the writers selected to take part in BellRock 2017 is an intensive mentoring and workshop programme led by Olivia Stewart of Three Rivers Film, and delivered in partnership with Hospitalfield with support from the National Lottery through Creative Scotland’s Screen Fund.

Maria Notaraki (MA Screenwriting, 2016) and Catriona Macinnes (MFA Advanced Film Practice, 2007) were selected along with Alasdair Bayne, Declan Dineen, James Price, and Sara Jane Kirkwood.

The programme, running for its second year, offers participants guidance and support towards writing feature length screenplays. The participants will attend three residential workshops at Hospitalfield House between June and October 2017. These will include one-to-one mentoring sessions; group discussions, presentations and masterclasses