Interview#4…Siege Proquee

Siege Proquee is "Africa's best Film/Television Producer, Director, Scriptwriter, Score maker and Editor" (according to his Facebook page!).  I posed Siege a few questions about his approach to writing, specifically with TV scripting in mind. How did you become a writer? The whole journey started during the June holidays in 2015 when I completely fell... Continue Reading →

Interview#4…Siege Proquee, Writer

Siege Proquee is "Africa's best Film/Television Producer, Director, Scriptwriter, Score maker and Editor" (according to his Facebook page!).  I posed Siege a few questions about his approach to writing, specifically with TV scripting in mind. How did you become a writer? The whole journey started during the June holidays in 2015 when I completely fell... Continue Reading →

Interview#2…David Alton Hedges

David is an award-winning screenwriter (2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting for a historical drama screenplay “Legion”) the script which he kindly sent me to read (I can confirm its terrific!). He also has a film out later this year, The Scorpion King: Book of Souls,  starring Zach McGowan, Peter Mensah, Mayling Ng. I think... Continue Reading →

Nailing dialogue

I patiently waited hours to talk to a producer who I had sent my first script to, every now and then a Skype message would pop up 'be another 10 minutes' - well the 10 minutes turned into bloody ages.   My fake smile turned into a grimace and a yawn as we were heading into... Continue Reading →

Post#3… Nailing dialogue

I patiently waited hours to talk to a producer who I had sent my first script to, every now and then a Skype message would pop up 'be another 10 minutes' - well the 10 minutes turned into bloody ages.   My fake smile turned into a grimace and a yawn as we were heading into... Continue Reading →

A writer’s thoughts on remakes

To say I am disillusioned with the Hollywood machine is quite an understatement and I wouldn't care for sending anything I'd written Stateside.  This may sound awfully pretentious of me (as if they would read anything I had written anyway), but I have my reasons for making such a lofty statement. Why repaint the Mona... Continue Reading →

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