On Monday May 13th 2013, writer/comedian Dave Cohen and I will be hosting a one-day course on making a web show; why you should do it, what it entails, and how to make the most of promoting yourself and/or your work online. FULL DETAILS & HOW TO BOOK, HERE.
Since 2001, I have been a regular guest tutor in schools and universities around the country, from group classrooms to one-on-one mentoring. I also host bespoke courses and workshops. If you'd like me to do any of the above, or discuss your specific requirements, feel free to get in touch.
2001-2005: Leeds Metropolitan University/Northern Film School, guest tutor for MA students in Scriptwriting, covering writing treatments, TV and film scripts.
2007-Present: Bournemouth University, guest tutor for BA/MA students in Scriptwriting, covering writing treatments, TV and film scripts. Also talks/lectures on various aspects of scriptwriting, from breaking in to the industry, pitching, etc.
2007-Present: Cheltenham Screenwriters' Festival/London Screenwriters' Festival: regular guest speaker & moderator at these prestigious screenwriting events.
Drama Centre London, Central Saint Martins, guest lectures on the industry and breaking into scriptwriting.
2011-Present: Industrial Scripts, guest course leader for 'Screenwriting for Beginners' & guest tutor/workshop leader at various schools around the country.
2011: Prequel to Cannes, course leader for 'How to Break Into the Industry', plus panel discussions about pitching and going to Cannes.
2011-Present: Southern Script Festival, regular speaker for this student scriptwriting event.
2012: Mannin Shorts: course leader for 'Making Short Films' and general industry advice.
2012: Arts Institute, Bournemouth: guest tutor & lecturer on the students' animation short films, and how to pitch.
2012: Royal Holloway College, guest tutor for MA students in Scriptwriting.
2012: Goldsmiths College, guest speaker.
2013: BFI Film Academy, West Midlands, guest speaker.
2013-Present: Part-time tutor (screenwriting), Arts University Bournemouth, Animation.