The Literal Challenge – Scriptly Writing

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I signed up to a Screenwriting Challenge today. I saw a post on the BBC Writer’s Room Twitter, that mentioned the challenge. That’s how this all kicked off. The tweet asked “Could you write 14 short scripts in 14 days? ” Probably not, I thought. But I could give it a go. What’s the worse that could happen? No one’s ever died of extreme screenwriting… Have they?

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Watersprite Film Festival

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An exciting start to the day this morning. I was sent over a new batch of short films to judge for the Watersprite Film Festival. It’s a fantastic event to support and encourage talented student filmmakers from all around the world. The festival is run by students, for students, via both Cambridge University and Anglia Ruskin University. Entry into the film festival is totally free.

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Well, it’s been almost seventeen weeks since the two-week quarantine began. Still no help at all forthcoming from the UK government for all those excluded from any help for lost self-employed earnings. The same government that proclaimed that we were “all in this together” and “no one will be left behind”.

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Actor’s Covid-19 Quarantine – Week Eleven – Still Alive

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Week Eleven. Cheesus wept! Every time I create a new blog post, at the beginning of each week, I can’t believe another seven days has zoomed by so quickly… again.  Think this will be my last Coronavirus update.  If my neighbours and Aldi, and everyone flooding to Bournemouth over the weekend, are anything to go by, lockdown and social distancing are no longer a thing anyway. Makes sense to me to end it now. I started on a Monday, so ending on Monday...

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