Hope you all had a great Christmas. Here's a screenwriter-y opportunity for the New Year, which I can thoroughly vouch for as I got a place on the inaugural lab back in 2007 - and very enlightening it was too. You can read more about my experience here. Here's the info :
Are you currently writing short stories, novels or plays, and have you ever wondered what it takes to write for Film and TV? After the success of last year's course, Scottish Book Trust is pleased to announce the launch of Screen Lab 2009. Screen Lab will show you exactly what it takes to break into one of the most competitive and lucrative areas of writing.
Screen Lab will be led by award winning writer and director Adrian Mead. Over a packed three days Adrian will take you through the realities of the script development process and the strategy you need to adopt in order to break into the industry.
Find out more about Adrian and read reviews of his book ‘Making it as a Screenwriter' at http://www.meadkerr.com/
Times: 9.30- 5.00
Dates: Friday 20th February, Saturday 21st February and Sunday 22nd February
Venue Scottish Book Trust Edinburgh
Application Criteria: Screen Lab is open to writers at all stages of their career. Applicants who have not followed the application guidelines will not be considered. Successful applicants must commit to attending the entire Screen Lab.
Application deadline: Monday 2nd February 2009.
See more details about how to apply at http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/node/3760