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15th - 17th November 2019, Edinburgh
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Screenwriting: Focus on Story

A session exploring the journey of storytelling for screen

Programme Strands: Learning from experience
Masterclass Sunday 18th November 2018, 14:30 to 16:00

We will be joined by Maryam Hamidi a Scottish based writer and actor working across stage, screen and radio. Her  sitcom pilot ‘Drivetime’ was recently developed for BBC Radio Scotland. Her online sitcom pilot, ‘Slipping’ for Sky TV and GMAC’s ‘Scotland on Demand’ Programme which was presented at table read. She has recently written sketches for Gusman Production’s ‘Sketchtopia’ radio show and two episodes for a new CBeebies show ‘Molly and Mack’.

Her first short as writer/director, ’Bloody Love’ was developed through SFTN’s Five@5 scheme & she’s currently developing her second short ‘Bahar’ which went through SFTN’s Shorts programme 2017. She was awarded Fire Exit’s Pyromania award for her play ‘End of.’ and is recipient of the Playwright’s Studio Scotland’s ‘New Playwright’s Award’ 2018.

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