Part of BC’s UK/NG season of cultural collaboration, the programme aims to help 6 Nigerian and 6 UK screenwriters develop their skillsThe workshops kicked off with a five-day module at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in June 2015. A second five-day module will be held in Nigeria during AFRIFF. At AFRIFF, all 12 participants will also pitch their projects to an expert industry panel and get valuable feedback on their work.
Designed to bring together, inspire and motivate a cohort of contemporary screenwriters to explore, develop and create screenplays, the programme offers a range of workshops, talks and mentoring delivered by top industry professionals and visiting guest experts.
Pitching Panel: Don Omope (FilmOne Productions), Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu (Africa Magic), Neil McCartney (Independent Film Trust UK)