SWF 2006 // FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2006 Overview
10:00 PRESSURES FOR CHANGE
Writer Terry Loane,Producer Mark Huffam (Goal, Goal II) andScript Developer Fiona Kinsell of Moonstonediscuss the issues they faced
making Terry's contentious film Mickybo And Me, setaround the Northern Ireland divide.
10:00 GETTING A HOLLYWOOD DEAL (Masterclass)
Industry Lawyer Charles Moore of Wiggin and Agent Rachel Holroyd ofCasarotto Ramsay, explore how writers get a Hollywood deal.
11:00 ULTRA LOW BUDGET
Writer/Directors Justin Kerrigan ( Human Traffic) and Richard Jobson (Sixteen Years of Alcohol) join Mike Riley ofSlingshot Films to explore the arena of low-budget film. What size of production can be classed as low budget' Does low budget filmmaking offer the freedom to tell stories that would otherwise be impossible to getmade'
Sponsored by South West Screen.
11:00 WRITERS AS PRODUCERS (Masterclass)
Does calling yourself a Producer help to sell scripts'Phil Parker explains the difference it has madein his professional life.
12:00 WORKING WITH NEW TALENT
Bryan Elsley (Crow Road, Complicity) and members of his writing team discuss Skins, hisChannel Four series which brought together new writers, working in teams, to represent the real life of 16-year-olds.
Sponsored by FilmFour
12:00 SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: COPYRIGHT AND AUTHORSHIP(Masterclass)
Screenwriter Eric Collins, a member of the Board of the Federation of the Screenwriters in Europe(FSE), gives an insight into copyright and authorship systems, their effect on writers and therole of the FSE.
12:00 THE HORROR OF WRITING (Masterclass)
How do you scare people across the world' JamesWatkins (My Little Eye) and Jolyon Symonds (Backwoods) join Script Editor and horror expert Nic Ransome todiscuss.
Sponsored by Arturi Films
14:00 THE COLD HARD TRUTH
Director Nicolas Roeg andWriter Allan Scott, ( Don't Look Now, TwoDeaths), present a special screening of Cold Heaven and discuss writing and directing together.
Sponsored by South West Screen
16:45 THE DOCTOR IS IN (TBC)
James Hawes andStephen Moffat discuss writing for themost popular UK sci-fi series ever Dr Who, and its spin-off Torchwood.Featuring a live commentary with James and Stephen on Dr Whoepisode The Empty Child and an audience Question and Answer session.
19:45 END OF FESTIVAL JAZZ CLUB PARTY
DROP IN -Each day script development agencies will run drop in sessions to offerinformation and advice on courses and screenwriting.