Tuesday, November 8th saw the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum back in Piccadilly after its recent venture to New York. For the last ten years the Rocliffe New Writing Forum has provided a unique platform for new writing talent. The event also travels the length and breadth of the UK, benefitting aspiring screenwriters across the country.
Three short extracts are chosen from scripts received through an open submission process. The pieces are performed by professional actors in front of an industry audience. Following each performance, the writers receive feedback from a high profile industry co-chair and answer questions from the audience Tuesday’s special guest co-chair was writer/director Peter Kosminsky. The evening rounds off with a Q&A with the industry co-chair and a relaxed networking session.