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Teen Writing Bootcamp: screenwriting


28 April 2022, 5:00pm6:00pm
05 May 2022, 5:00pm6:00pm
12 May 2022, 5:00pm6:00pm
19 May 2022, 5:00pm6:00pm
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Turn your story ideas into bingeable screen sensations at this Teen Writing Bootcamp with LoveOzYA author and screenwriter Nova Weetman.

At each workshop, you’ll examine different elements of screenwriting, including writing for different genres, the art of great dialogue and how to structure a short film.

The Teen Writing Bootcamp program provides budding teen writers with the opportunity to gain expert advice from great writers and tackle diverse writing styles and genres.

The program engages teens in writing, literature, and publishing with the aim of inspiring, encouraging, and improving literary skills.

All boot camps are open to teens aged 13 to 18 years old from all around Australia. They are free to attend, but require consent from a parent or guardian. Participation in this program will include sharing work created during the program.

Please note: to register for this event you must be available for all four sessions.

To ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time please read our  Online participant instructions and guidelines on our website, along with our Privacy statement.

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This program has been made possible with the generosity of Serp Hills Foundation and The JTM Foundation.

About Nova Weetman

Nova Weetman has written for the children’s TV series Pixel Pinkie and Buzz Bumble. She also wrote the short films Ripples and Mr Wasinski’s song, for which she received an AWGIE nomination for best short screenplay and the Best Short Film Award from the Melbourne International Film Festival. 

Nova has published three middle-grade novels, including The secrets we keep in 2016. Everything is changed is her third YA novel. Her first, The haunting of Lily Frost, was shortlisted in the 2014 Aurealis Awards for Best Young Adult Novel.

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