In this exclusive interview, JYS’s Katherine Press speaks to Julia McKenzie, Head of Radio Comedy for BBC Studios, about her role at the BBC, how to submit your work to production companies and how to react to trends in writing.
There’s more to think about when writing for games than simply what words to use. Here, Caroline Marchal summarises some dos and don’ts for those looking to work in the industry.
Video game stories need to be complelling if a player is to stay engaged. Story for Games course leader Caroline Marchal outlines the five most important things to keep in mind about your audience as you write your game’s story.
Ashley Pharoah, award-winning writer and creator of shows including Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes and Wild at Heart, dropped by our classroom to take questions from our John Yorke Story for Screenwriting students. Here they discuss pitching, his development as a writer and the often long wait from script to screen.
Gamers are demanding more engaging storylines alongside gameplay enjoyment – and TV and film scriptwriters are increasingly looking at games as a new medium to tell their stories. Scriptwriter James Henry explores how the Story for Video Games online course can help traditional writers make the leap to this burgeoning medium.