The Lowry are linking up Scriptwriting North for a five week Screenwriting course. At the end of the five weeks you will understand the basics of structure, character, dialogue, and you will have used these skills to write a short film.
Scriptwriting North is ran by Beth McCann. Beth is a new writing specialist and script consultant. Her career has been focused on supporting new talent whilst providing a platform for them to move forward with their talents. Beth has an MA in Scriptwriting and is a lecturer in Scriptwriting at various Universities across the Northwest. She worked for the Northern Film Network and the regional Screen agency as a Script Consultant, and was the director of the Fringe festival to Manchester International Festival for 5 years.
Scriptwriting North’s Writers – Winner of the Northern Writers Award with Channel 4, Shortlisted for BBC Writersroom Comedy scripts, Blue Cat Hollywood Screen writers Slam and BAFTA Rocliffe Children’s writing. Writing for BBC’s Doctor’s, Casualty and been long listed for the Alfred Bradley Bursary. Several writers have had their short films made and currently have scripts and series in development with production companies.