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The Writing Studio is one of the most active independent training initiatives in Africa for writers and filmmakers.

Our website offers a valuable resource for those interested in the craft of writing and the art of filmmaking.

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You have a story locked up inside you that The Write Journey will unleash and guide you from inspiration to writing a screenplay the world wants to experience on the big screen or television. Read more

The Write Novel is an interactive course for writers who would like to write a book. Read more

Story Editing and Polishing

If you want your script or manuscript polished professionally, The Writing Studio will turn your copy into exciting and thrilling narrative. Read more

Writing The Perfect Story

Most writers write their stories without spending quality time on their story and scene outlines, thinking that it will only be needed once the draft is done, or when required during the development process, but it is one of the most important and valuable assets in the writing process. Read more

Genre is word that often creeps into writing and can be easily misunderstood or misread. Read more

The Dialogue Of Stories

Each each story has its own unique dialogue between itself and its readers. Read more

Common Screenwriting Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Here are common slip-ups to steer clear of when crafting your masterpiece. Read more

A visual guide to The Language Of Film

Film, like speech and writing, has a unique language. Read more

The Art Of Screenwriting and Filmmaking

Latest and Upcoming Films

South African Filmmaking

The ABC of Getting Your Story from Page to Screen

A screenplay is a part of the package, the first element in the movie business. Read more

Writers On Writing

Hemingway’s Advice on Writing, Ambition, and the Art of Revision. Read more

Valuable Tips and Advice for writers

Valuable Tips For Writers From Veteran Filmmaker Jans Rautenbach. Read more

22 Lessons From Stephen King On How To Be A Great Writer. Read more

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