Programmes & Courses

ScreenWrite: Breaking into Television Writing
Thursday 15 October 2015, 9.45am – 5pm
CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD
Are you passionate about wanting to pursue a career in television writing? Looking for practical information and advice from industry practitioners on how to get your first break and stay on course? Born or based in Scotland?

Join commissioners, producers, agents and development executives for a packed, industry-focused day of talks, panel sessions and workshops exploring the rewards and challenges of writing drama and comedy for UK television today. Be inspired by hearing from screenwriters about their own journeys. Come together with like-minded writers from a range of backgrounds and start to make those all-important connections.

ScreenWrite is a fantastic opportunity to get the inside track on the realities of working in this exciting and competitive industry and give yourself the best chance of succeeding.
Tickets: £30 (includes lunch, refreshments through the day and drinks reception)
A number of places are available at £20 for Scottish university screenwriting students on a first come, first served basis.

Booking deadline: Wednesday 7 October 2015

See the NAWE website for further information and an application form (which gives eligibility details) or email…-screenwrite-breaking-into-television-writing.html?ps=CyDTs6ZYl8-56eLChg_1rVyJrGPrk4

ScreenWrite is presented by NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education) with support from Glasgow Caledonian University; Screen Academy Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University; University of the West of Scotland; CCA and Scottish Book Trust. It is part of Turning A New Page, a programme of professional development events in 2015 for Scottish writers, which has investment from Creative Scotland.