Another proud graduate of The Writing Studio, director-writer-producer Uga Carlini, changes lives in a profound way with the poignant documentary Alison, which won the Best Documentary at the Asia Pacific International Film Festival, after selling out at the Encounters International Film Festival, and wowing crowds at its international premiere at Dances with Films Festival in Los Angeles.
Writer-director John Barker, a proud graduate of The Writing Studio, is turning politics inside out and upside down with his biting independent mockumentary Wonder Boy For President. Read an interview with John Barker
Daniel Dercksen talks to filmmaker Gavin Hood about screenwriting and filmmaking
Daniel Dercksen shares a few thoughts with Spanish filmmaker Pablo Pinedo, who is a graduate of The Writing Studio and who showcased his sensational and stirring documentary Noma at the HotDocs 2016 in Toronto, and will screen it at the Durban International Film Festival.
Master The Art Of Visual Narrative: The Write Journey is an interactive course for writers who would like to write a screenplay for feature film or television. Read more
Find your voice as a writer with our creative writing course. Read more
If you have completed the draft of a screenplay, or short film, stageplay, or manuscript for a novel, it is vital to find out whether or not it works. Read more
Modder & Bloed is a dream come true for The Writing Studio graduate Henk Pretorius! Read more
2016 was a great year for proud graduates of The Writing Studio.Read more
Screenwriter Stefan Enslin reaches for the stars with Verskietende Ster. Read more
Read more about our celebrated short courses that follow in the tradition of 19-years of workshops throughout South Africa.
Valuable tips for writers and filmmakers. Read more
Designed for absolute beginners to budding cinephiles by Daniel Dercksen, a film journalist of 30 years, The Writing Studio’s film appreciation course will give you a thorough grounding in all things film.
In a world and cyberspace where there’s a traffic jam of information that congests the creative process, it’s not easy for first-time screenwriters to find their own path. If you want to be a screenwriter, this is where you start.
Stop obsessing over writing a film, novel or play and focus your attention on writing the perfect story. Read more
If you are a storyteller who enjoys the world of live theatre and have a talent for writing dialogue and bringing character’s vividly to life, The Write Drama course for playwrights offers you an opportunity to turn words into action.
Valuable Tips For Writers From Veteran Filmmaker Jans Rautenbach. Read more