Script Analysis For Directors

In this weekend workshop you will look at practical and dynamic approaches to working with the screenplay with a view to sharing your vision with others. Using a combination of examples from existing films and practical hands-on exercises we will develop multi-layered and more engaging storytelling skills as a director.

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Women’s Arts Association workshops

Any woman can be a member of WAA for free and will receive an invitation to the Annual General meeting and the weekly Events & Opportunities Bulletin, AND enter work in the Open Exhibition.

For the Associate Membership subscription fee, members will get in addition to the above, invitations to extra events where they will get to meet fellow artists to share inspirations and ideas, while also receiving a reduced charge at events, such as the Annual General Meeting.

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LUX Associate Artists Programme, residency call

Criteria: An open call to participate in a residency exploring processes of language and communication

. Each year, the participants of the LUX Associate Artists Programme run a group project. This year Fawzia Afifi, Ed Atkins, David Ferrando Giraut, Conal McStravick, Lucy Pawlak, Naheed Raza, Corin Sworn and Patrick Staff are devising a weeklong residency to collectively enquire into reflexive processes of language and communication. By living and working together for a period of time with invited participants, the residency will utilise a number of experiments, strategies, workshops and games to negotiate a range of enquiries, including (but not restricted to): group dynamics; improvisation; communication strategies; interpretation; broadcast and interruption.

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New Literature Wales Chair Announced

Professor Damian Walford Davies, of Aberystwyth University, has been announced as the new Chair of Literature Wales, following the retirement of the previous co-Chairs Dr Harri Pritchard Jones and Dr John Pikoulis.

Damian is Professor and Head of the Department of English and Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University. He is a poet, literary critic and editor. A Welsh-speaker, he lives in Aberystwyth with his wife Francesca and two young children.

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Filmmaking Project For Women

What’s the first film you ever saw?

Can you remember what it was?

Where you were?

Who you went with?

We want to use these memories to create a film project with local women in Butetown. The result will be screened in the new Culture and Media Centre @ Loudoun. Come and have fun doing something creative with other women, and take part in making a Short film…

FIRST SESSION: Mon July 16th


Further SESSIONS Mon JULY 23rd, 30th And August 6th, 13th, 20th

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: Rabab on 0775 9933311 or e-mail:


Channel 4 Families Documentary


My name is Katy McClellan and I’m an Assistant Producer at Twofour, a BAFTA winning television production company. We are making a landmark documentary series for Channel 4 about family life in Britain in 2012 and looking to find a number of warm and engaging households to represent family life in all its forms. We want to look at life in 2012 through the eyes of ordinary families and so at this stage we’re hoping to reach out to as many households as possible in the hope that they might come forward and chat to us about what the year has in store for them. This series will be a celebration of family life and an observational documentary following the lives of ordinary people.

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Ballet Cymru and Rubicon Dance Apprentices

DUETS – Delivering Unique and Exciting Training Strands

A partnership between Ballet Cymru and Rubicon Dance to enable greater access and opportunity in advanced training and participation for dancers and communities in Wales. We are looking for professional dancers or ex-dancers who are looking to upskill to be mentored in specific areas of Rubicon’s programme.  We are offering three apprenticeships of individually tailored twelve week programmes that begin September 2012. The apprenticeship will allow the successful applicants to work alongside Rubicon’s highly experienced practitioners, in specialised areas of Rubicon’s wide ranging programme. Funded by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

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Abram Wilson Memorial in London 25th July 2012

There will be a public memorial service to celebrate Abram’s life in London on Wednesday 25th July. We will begin the afternoon with a New Orleans style funeral procession starting at 1:30pm near St John’s Church, Waterloo Road, SE1 8TY. The exact meeting point for the procession will be confirmed at a later date. The procession will lead us into St John’s Church where the memorial service will begin at 2pm. We very much hope that you will be able to join us to remember Abram – his enthusiasm and joy for music and life.

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