Stuart Nicholson talks about writing life since winning the 2014 competition.
Stuart Nicholson talks about writing life since being in the top five of the first competition.
[Interview by Sally Brockway for Screenwriting Goldmine] Paul Roundell has been writing for the ITV soap Emmerdale for nine years and has just written his first feature film – Bait, billed as a ‘female revenge thriller.’ The film, which stars Victoria Smurfit, was directed by Emmerdale actor
[Interview by Sally Brockway] Congratulations! I read your script last night and it’s great! It’s been four years in the making, on and off. We’re up to fourteen drafts now. How did you find the idea? And how did you two come come together? It’s based on
Aldo Paternostro talks about his success in the 2014 contest.
[Interview by Sally Brockway] You must be thrilled. It’s very exciting, yes. Tell me a bit about your writing history. I had a couple of novels published in the early 2000’s and my first screenplay was based on one of those because there was a film company
Patrick Ryan talks about his double success in the contest.
Amanda Duke, runner up in the 2013 contest, explains how she went about dramatising a true story and how the script got better the more the real story got worse.
Katie Wimpenny, runner-up in the 2013 contest, describes how her script started off in a caravan in the mud in Yorkshire, how being an actor helps her find the voices for her character, and how working in the theatre will help you improve your screenwriting CV.
Read this fascinating, informal, and in-depth interview with Jane Eden, our Grand Prize Winner in 2013.