Ken Duncum

Screenwriting workshop with Ken Duncum.

Learn from IIML’s Master of Script Writing programme director, Ken Duncum

Event date and time

From: All day, Sat, Aug 24, 2019
To: All day, Sun, Aug 25, 2019


Toi-Ohomai Rotorua Campus
Mokoia Drive, Tihiotonga, Rotorua


Script to Screen brings a screenwriting workshop to Rotorua. It is a rare opportunity to learn from IIML’s Master of Scriptwriting programme director, Ken Duncum

This one and a half day course on writing a feature film looks at strategies for coming up with a cinematic concept, developing captivating characters, locating the core of your story and establishing your personal connection to it.

It's a workshop that is suitable for writers at all stages, whether you are taking your first step developing your own film idea or if you have a script on the go and want to find strategies to further develop your story.

Don’t miss this interactive and practical workshop that will help you navigate through the complexities of writing a feature film.

“Ken Duncum is an exceptional teacher. The structure and underlying philosophy of his approach to script writing provides me with the perspective and courage to write more and write better.”

– 2018 Auckland Workshop participant


Sat 24 Aug, 9am - 4pm

Sun 25 Aug, 10am - 3pm


Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Rotorua Mokoia Campus, Gate 1, G Block - Lecture Theatre G210. The lecture theatre is an accessible space.

Directions: Enter the Campus at Gate 1, drive straight down the driveway until you reach block G. Parking is to the left of the building. After entering the building, come to level 2 via stairs or elevator.

Cost: General Admission $20 (incl. GST). Tickets available via Eventbrite

What to Bring:

Pen and paper. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. BYO Lunch. There are cafes in the area, and the campus is 5mins drive from central Rotorua. There will be space available to eat your lunch if you would like to bring it with you.

Who it is for: All levels of experience are welcome. Suitable for ages 17+.


This workshop is presented in partnership with the Film Bay of Plenty Office, and is made possible with financial support from Rotorua District Creative Communities and the New Zealand Film Commission

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