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Welcome to The Writing Studio

The Writing Studio is one of the most active independent training initiatives in Africa. During the last 22 Years The Writing Studio has taken many leading filmmakers in South Africa from first idea to success on the big screen locally and internationally. Continue reading here

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Write Your Story In Your Own Space And At Your Own Pace

Following in the tradition of 22 years of extensive workshops throughout South Africa, and courses internationally, our motivational and inspirational correspondence courses are specifically designed to make it easier for storytellers who would like to master the craft of writing and focus on the art of conquering the creative process. Read more

Reading and Editing Of Screenplays & Manuscripts

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. It could mean the end of your story and your career as a writer if you hand poorly written and undeveloped projects over to producers, directors, publishers or potential investors. Continue reading here

The Art Of Screenwriting And Filmmaking

Our exclusive in depth articles on filmmaking and screenwriting show how inspiration instills passion, how ideas are born,  nurtured and realised, how the conventions of genre are challenged, and characters brought to life. These personal notes from producers reveal to what extent filmmakers and screenwriters will go to realise their dreams and make the most of each story they tell. Continue reading here

From Page To Screen

I Still Believe is a powerful reminder that in the midst of life’s storms, true hope can be found

As storytellers committed to bringing emotional moments to the screen, filmmakers Andrew and Jon Erwin have found compelling stories in heartfelt moments of strength in the face of adversity. I Still Believe is an inspiring love story for the ages based on the real-life story of chart-topping singer Jeremy Camp. Read more

Let’s Go To The Movies

Take a closer look at the latest and upcoming film releases, with in depth behind-the-scenes feature articles and interviews. Continue reading here

Daniel Dercksen shares a few thoughts with filmmaker Gavin Hood about screenwriting and filmmaking