Writing for Screens Symposium

Portsmouth, UK, 14. June 2019.

School of Creative Technologies & School of Film, Media & Communication

Friday 14th June 2019, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth UK

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Follows, Film Data Researcher, Statistician, Writer

With contributions from Sam Barlow, creator of narrative game Her Story and the up-and-coming Telling Lies, “a game that explores how well you know those closest to you” and Barbara Machin, showrunner, writer, creator of Waking the Dead.

The Advanced Games Research Group and Screen Practice Research Group invite you to register for a Symposium for academics and industry professionals to explore the intersection of screenwriting practices and academic research.  There is a particular focus on industry partnerships and academic collaborations and also on practice-based research. With paper presentations throughout the day, please join us to discuss writing practice for different platforms in the post-Bandersnatch, SVOD and games landscape.

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We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Portsmouth!

Jane Steventon
Senior Lecturer, BA Film Production
x5443 Rm2.08, Eldon Building, School of Film, Media & Communication
Winston Churchill Ave, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ