LSF 2010: The non-linear story or the multi-linear digital world?
October 24, 2010 Leave a comment
Once again, two crucial sessions (see schedule) clash at the London Screenwriters’ Festival – two sessions that are MUST GOs for completely different reasons. By the way, I’m less anxious now: Chris Jones let me know that all sessions will be filmed so that delegates will have access to them later. I must say I’d rather be there, and have a chance to meet and interact with the panellists, than watching them on video, but it’s great to know it’s not going to be a total miss! Thanks for that, Chris!
On Saturday (Day 2), 12pm, Linda Aronson will deliver a Non-Linear Story Workshop. One of my feature’s structure is non-linear and I’ve been struggling to get it right for a while now. I’ve had opposite reactions from two professionals who read my script: my former screenwriter tutor and writer partner in a project, Steve Hawes (whom I respect enormously and who’ll be at the unmissable Writer Notes, A Necessary Evil panel, on Friday) and a fantastic and experienced script editor, Lucy V Hay (who will be moderating the Being a Parent and a Writer, Writing for Soaps and Meet the Gate Keepers sessions).
One not only suggested but strongly encouraged it; the other strongly discouraged it… Read the full post at TwelvePoint.com