WFTV Writers Group

WFTV Writers’ Group: In conversation with Sian Harries

30th September 2020 18:30

Wednesday 30 September | 18:30-19:30

Join us online via Zoom.us | Viewing details will be sent with your Eventbrite confirmation

Join WFTV Writers’ Group Producer, Christina Pickworth, who will be in conversation with award-winning writer and performer, Sian Harries.

In this session, Sian will be sharing with us how she got into the industry and journey as a comedy writer, her work and how she writes.

 

Speakers

Sian HarriesSian Harries is an award-winning writer and performer who co-wrote Greg Davies’s Man Down for Channel 4 and the BBC’s Tourist Trap starring Sally Phillips. She co-hosts The Froth Podcast with Rhod Gilbert and co-writes and performs in her own S4C sketch show, O’r Diwedd and Welcome Strangers with Ruth Madoc on BBC Radio Wales. Her first comedy short, NeckFace was nominated for a BAFTA Cymru Award.

 

Christina Pickworth is an agent for writers and directors at a small, bespoke agency Imagine Talent, with a list that focuses on emerging talent and female voices. Christina has written feature films, consulted for production companies and financiers, and freelanced at United Agents, as well as spending several years working in film development finance for a fund that invested in 300 British film projects over 3 years. Christina has previously sat on the selection committee for the BAFTA Rocliffe screenwriting competitions. She was the assistant chair for the Fremantle UK New Talent Award, as part of the Women in Film & Television Awards 2012 and has been a mentor for First Light.

 

 

Event Schedule:

18:25: Please join webinar

18:30-19:15: Christina Pickworth in conversation with Sian Harries

19:15-19:30: Audience Q&A

 

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. Viewing details will be sent via your Eventbrite confirmation.

Participants accessing the live stream will have their camera and audio muted on arrival, you will not be visible to the other participants.

After the talk, there will be an opportunity for a Q&A with the speakers.

 

This event is open to WFTV members only.

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