Off The Cuff: Improvisational Screenwriting

Room: Tuke Cinema
Time: Friday 5:00pm


with Debbie Isitt

Off The Cuff: Improvisational Screenwriting image

Halfway between pure acting improvisation and structured screenwriting, this method can produce spontaneity and authenticity a writer would never find alone with their laptop.

Given screenwriting is the art of saying the most with the least, what are the tools and techniques implemented during improvisation to ensure that the work does not wander into long, unfocussed and self indulgent soliloquy?

Appearing in this session

Debbie Isitt

Debbie Isitt – Screenwriter & Director

Credits include: Confetti, Nativity 1, 2 & 3

Debbie's unique improvisational methods have attracted the cream of UK comedy to her projects including Martin Freeman, Alan Carr, Jessica Hynes, Stephen Mangan and David Tennant.
Debbie Isitt