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Getting Into Screenwriting: Complete Series

If you missed my recent four-part video series on how to get into screenwriting, then click here for the complete series playlist, or watch the embed playlist below! If you have any specific questions or suggestions for future blog posts/videos, please feel free to email me. Getting Into Screenwriting: Complete Series Click To Tweet... Read more

Thunderbirds Are Go: Under Pressure

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you’ll know I’ve written an episode of the new Thunderbirds Are Go for CiTV. It’s called Under Pressure, where International Rescue have to go to great depths to avert a toxic waste disaster in the sea. I think it’s safe to say that, alongside my EastEnders…... Read more

Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 4

The fourth and final part of the Getting Into Screenwriting video series talks about getting proactive, using industry knowledge, choosing a genre, making micro-budget films (ref: Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?). If you missed the other episodes, you can catch up here. You can also watch on Vimeo. Thanks for watching the series! If you’d like…... Read more

Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 3

Look at that, part 3 already! Missed the previous two? Catch up here. One more week to go for the full set! In part 3 (click link or watch embed below) I focus on getting out there, getting to know how the industry works, finding your niche & elevating your profile. Getting Into Screenwriting, Part…... Read more

Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 2

Missed part 1 of my Getting Into Screenwriting video series? Catch up here. In part 2 (click here for link or watch below), I discuss the benefits of getting online, promoting yourself, time management, and using your hustle! Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 2: promoting yourself Click To Tweet... Read more

Mad Max: Internal Vs External Emotion

Mad Max has been rattling around in my head since I saw it last week, not because of the glorious stunts and kinetic action (although they were astonishing) but because of the trio of main characters, Max, Imperator and Nux, and how their respective emotional needs impacted the overall story. Before I get to that,…... Read more

Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 1

Here’s the first of my four-part video series, Getting Into Screenwriting. This episode includes how I started, building your portfolio, my two top tips for reading scripts, and the importance of professional feedback. Hope this is all useful. Let me know any feedback or suggestions, as I may do more if there’s enough interest/demand, but…... Read more

Getting Into Screenwriting, Free Video Series

I’ve got a four-part video series called Getting Into Screenwriting, which I’m able to make available for free thanks to David StroudĀ  (who made the series for Nest Space last year). Here’s the intro video, below, or follow this link. I’ll launch episode one next week, stay tuned! Getting Into Screenwriting, Free Video Series Click…... Read more

Chris Chibnall Interview!

Here’s a very special UK Scriptwriters podcast where we talk to Chris Chibnall at length about his career, from starting out to writing on some of UK telly’s top shows, and of course writing/creating Broadchurch. It’s a 90min+ bumper interview so here are the topic timings (below) to help you break down the listen. Whatever…... Read more

Nelson Nutmeg, 2nd teaser!

The second official teaser for Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg? is here. MEET THE GANG! Our fab cast: Loretta Walsh (Billie), JJ Brown (Shiv), Hattie Gotobed (The Colonel), James Walsh (Woody), Jonah Alexander (Swindon). Click here if the video’s not showing up on your browser. More teasers to come, and of course, the full official trailer.…... Read more
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