How to write for the BBC with Anne Edyvean | BBC Writersroom

with Anne Edyvean

How to write for the BBC with Anne Edyvean | BBC Writersroom image

Ever wondered how to send your script to the BBC and what happens when you do? How do they assess your work? What grabs them and what puts them off? If you’re after some tips, this is a session not to miss.

Anne Edyvean, Head of BBC Writersroom, provides us with invaluable tips and answers those burning questions we have about breaking in and writing for the BBC.

 

Appearing in this session

Anne Edyvean

Anne Edyvean – Head of BBC Writersroom

Credits include: The Break, Holby City, Casualty

Anne is the head of the BBC Writersroom, which finds and develops new writers (and some directors), and champions them across television, radio and on-line.
Anne Edyvean

Screenwriting for Film and Television

'Whiplash' Script to Screen Deconstruction with Christopher Vogler

'Whiplash' Script to Screen Deconstruction with Christopher Vogler

Lean from an instant classic drama. Stepping through the film live, Christopher will illustrate the characters, archetypes and journey steps as they clearly manifest in the film and screenplay.

Adaptations: Navigating the Minefield of existing works or 'based on' true events

Adaptations: Navigating the Minefield of existing works or 'based on' true events

Adapting a successful novel or other work seems like a logical evolution, but the process can be problematic. How do you navigate the minefield?

Clash of the Titans: Vogler and Aronson on stage together

Clash of the Titans: Vogler and Aronson on stage together

The Heros Journey meets The 21st Century Screenplay in this exclusive pairing of two of the greatest educators in the screenwriting world. Prepare to go deeper than you have even done before.

Film vs TV: Why not do both?

Film vs TV: Why not do both?

Do you consider yourself a feature writer but really want to get in to TV writing? Are you a TV aficionado and want to try your hand at writing for the big screen? Then this session is for you!

Going from 'pass' to 'YES!': Actors and the Script

Going from 'pass' to 'YES!': Actors and the Script

What was that written moment, what was that character action or specific turn of phrase that made our panel of renowned actors pick up the phone and tell their agent, ‘I’m In!’

Pixar: The Secrets Of Their Storytelling Craft

Pixar: The Secrets Of Their Storytelling Craft

Discover the seven narrative dynamics evident in Pixar movies. Scott will illustrate how Pixar filmmakers use these narrative ‘secrets’ and you can learn how you can adopt them when crafting your own stories.

Ripping into Ripper Street with creator, writer and producer Richard Warlow

Ripping into Ripper Street with creator, writer and producer Richard Warlow

Want to know how a gothic, period continuing thriller drama became a hit show? And what can we learn from the makers so that we too can re-create the success of Ripper Street?

Sensitive Handling of Sensitive Materials: Writing True Crime

Sensitive Handling of Sensitive Materials: Writing True Crime

Writers of true crime must serve two masters: the audience and the “characters” who exist in the real world. Neil McKay will help you thread that needle and guide you to storytelling success.

Somewhere in time: Writing Period Drama

Somewhere in time: Writing Period Drama

Whether you write for cinema or television, this session will help you drive your career into the future, even as you find your inspiration in the past.

The A-Z of Storytelling

The A-Z of Storytelling

Drawing inspiration from the great story tellers of the world, Producer and Director of the world famous NFTS, Nik Powell examines storytelling from the point of view of the producer not as is usual from the point of view of the writer or director.

The BIG Vision: How To Attract Prolific Producers To YOUR Screenplay

The BIG Vision: How To Attract Prolific Producers To YOUR Screenplay

Three of the UK’s most prolific and trail blazing producers will come together in this unique session to share their big visions, their rich perspectives and looking forward to answer the question, “What’s next?”.

The Infinite Character Arc: Writing Continuing Drama

The Infinite Character Arc: Writing Continuing Drama

Take a peek behind the continuing drama curtain in this mega-session with the top Producers, Writers and Consultants from Casualty, Doctors, Eastenders and Holby.

Weave your own TV series: Constructing and Interweaving multiple protagonist stories for TV

Weave your own TV series: Constructing and Interweaving multiple protagonist stories for TV

Master the techniques used to create seemingly complex and interwoven stories with many protagonsists. Linda will reveal the secrets used by the masters.

Writing Action with Jeb Stuart

Writing Action with Jeb Stuart

Action films cross cultural barriers and vault a screenplay’s potential for success into the worldwide market. In this explosive session, Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive) will share his 30+ years of wisdom in this unstoppable powerhouse of a genre.