28 January, 2009

Fantastic Writing - science fiction, fantasy and magic: Writing the future, the past and other worlds

"This one day event for budding scriptwriters is taking place on Saturday 7 March 2009 at De Montfort University’s Leicester City campus.

The day will include keynote speeches from Steven Volk (creator and lead writer of the award-winning ITV drama series Afterlife) and Graham Joyce (currently commissioned to work on the storyline for the computer game DOOM 4).

There will also be a Q&A panel with guests including James Moran (Dr Who, Torchwood, Spooks) and Phil Ford (Sarah Jane Adventures, Dr Who, Torchwood).

The event will conclude with a presentation on writing for online drama by writers Melanie Martinez (The Big When, BBC & Sofia’s Diary, Bebo/Sony/Five) and Neil Mossey (KateModern, Bebo & My Parents Are Aliens).

Tickets for the event are £65 per person including lunch, refreshments and car parking. Bookings can be made on this website"

The next postgraduate open evening will be on Thursday 5 March 2009

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