How does John Yorke’s advanced screenwriting course transform the way you see story? Jamie Di Spirito, writer and director of award-winning short film Thrive (2019) shares his experiences.
Amy Jarrold made the leap to TV yet felt she lacked a solid understanding of how successful factual stories are crafted. During lockdown she embarked on John Yorke’s Story for Documentary and Factual online course. Here, she details her experiences and its lasting impact on her work.
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.
The production of story – be it film, theatre or television – is a team effort, and as such it’s not just the writer who needs to understand how stories are told. Former Storytelling for Screen student Thomas Hescott explains how the lessons he learnt from Into the Woods helped him perfect his art, and secure a directorial role on EastEnders.
After completing our course in Storytelling for Screen for Factual TV with John Yorke and Peter Dale, Katherine Press reveals how her passion for storytelling took her from actress to screenwriter, and why her journey Into the Woods has only just begun…