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ODEON Point Village

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Breaking Boundaries for Writers of Film, Games, Books, Comics and VR.

We have so much to show you, so registrations are between 7.30am - 8.00am on Saturday and Sunday and ends Sunday at 5.15pm. The amazing secret spot number 1 in Dublin is ODEON at Point Square.

Our speakers/instructors have put together workshops which will, literraly, transform your writing career.

We look forward to seeing you.

TICKETS EXPLAINED:

Full Weekend Pass & Student Ticket: Gives you access to Saturday and Sunday morning masterclasses & panels + your choice of afternoon workshop track + Sat eve mixer.

Super Combo Ticket: Gives you access to Saturday and Sunday morning masterclasses & panels + your choice of afternoon workshop track + Sat eve mixer. AND gives you access to the following weekends Dublin Games Festival





Who should attend?

Do you write or want to write for film, games, books, comics or VR/AR? And if so could you ramp up your game? Do you want the ability to move from one to the other or write for more than one genre?

Or are you just getting started? Do you have a brilliant novel brewing? Can’t get those crazy game characters out of your head? Spend your days dreaming about scripts or comic characters?

Is it time to become the creative director of your writing career, leave the day job behind for good?

If the answer is YES to ANY of the above, then WRITERS GAME is the event for you.


Please note: Focused workshops form the majority of our event and so spaces are limited.


Why attend?

WRITERS GAME is a weekend of Masterclasses, Workshops, and Networking, designed to not only help you master the art of writing great narratives that capture the imagination, but how to develop and run a sustainable creative enterprise.

Expect...

Morning plenary sessions with instruction on: How to brand yourself as a writer, to launch and grow successful writer enterprises: Focused story techniques from some of the world's best storytellers who have sold millions of books, founded companies with directors renowned for series such as Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul and working with studios such as HBO & Disney and Marvel.


Afternoon breakaway workshops

  • Writing for Games. Our Game Narrative Instructors will lead you through 9 hours of workshops. They are two of the world’s most successful creatives who have worked on AAA MMOs to indie mobile games and others such as Game Of Thrones Ascent, STAR WARS and Star Trek.

  • Writing for Film and Books. Our Filmmakers and Novelists will cut through to the bone and give you real tools to use to create your million dollar concept.

  • Writing for Comics. In association with BigBangComics.ie. With 16% of films now created from comics, with film makers, authors, game developers and companies using comics to promote their work, comics are growing in importance. Pulse College Dublin will take you on two, afternoon workshops, with real usable systems and insights on graphic book creation including how to create comics even if you can't draw.

  • Writing for Virtual Reality The writers AR/VR breakout session will explore elements including:
    - UX for VR and AR
    - Storyboarding for VR and AR
    - Mixed Reality experiences, blending the physical and digital realms
    - Scripting format exploration for interactive narratives


Our Speakers/Instructors include:

Writing for Games

  • Toiya Kristen Finley has nearly 70 published works in fiction, nonfiction, comics/manga, and games. She co-founded the Game Writing Tutorial at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco - the GDC Online Tutorial with Tobias Heussner. She is currently a GDC speaker.
  • Jessica Sliwinski having written for everything from AAA MMOs to indie mobile games, including four years, writing quest content for BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic and its first expansion, Rise of the Hutt Cartel, she got a crash course in mobile game design at Zynga, writing for The Ville. Now in her sixth year as Lead Narrative Designer for Disruptor Beam, Jessica uses lessons learned from creating both expansive cinematic experiences and single string quest intros to inform narrative design for story-driven mobile games such as The Walking Dead: March to War, Star Trek Timelines, and Game of Thrones Ascent.


Writing for Film & Books

  • Glenn Meade has written 12 international bestsellers and has been translated into more than 30 languages. He will share his incredible knowledge on how to write million-dollar concepts. "A writer of powerfully built and skillfully executed plots. Immerse yourself in his intricately woven intrigue and explosive action, and enjoy them thoroughly!' - OLEG KALUGIN, former head of the KGB's First Directorate.

  • John Dawson has served as a story consultant, script editor and writer for clients in Ireland, Britain, Canada, and Korea. He trained and performed with numerous troupes including N. America’s Second City Theatre, the casting pool for hit TV show ‘Saturday Night Live’. He’s taught acting, improv, and screenwriting for over 21 years in three countries, including facilitating for Trinity College Dublin, Animation Skillnet, Screen Training Ireland, and Academy Award nominated Irish animation companies Brown Bag Films and Cartoon Saloon.

    “I’ve done many script and screenplay classes over the years, and found John’s invaluably insightful. He really broke down plot, structure, and character development in a way that clarified the process of building an engaging story. Highly recommended!”

    Nicky Phelan - Academy Award Nominated Director of ‘Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty’ and Series Director at Brown Bag Films, Dublin

  • Writing for Comics

Pulse College

  • Established in 1990, Pulse College provides the highest standards of professional training courses in audio, music, film, gaming, and animation. With courses designed and delivered by experienced working professionals, Pulse is at the forefront of professional industry training courses. The college is recognized internationally for its world-class facilities, the standard of its training programmes, and quality of its graduates.


Writing for VR/AR

Virtrual Reality Ireland - Camille Donegan

  • General Manager and Producer at Virtual Reality Ireland, she is a VR Consultant, speaker, community creator and facilitator with 15 year parallel careers in both technology and the arts (theatre, film, radio).
    As a nation of storytellers, Camille is passionate about empowering the artistic community of Ireland to have the skills to work with the new storytelling mediums of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR).


And yes, we are WRITERS GAME without the apostrophe. There are many permutations. ;-)


Seat numbers for our breakout sessions are limited, so to avoid disappointment get yours now.

WRITERS GAME is delighted to be associated and working with the following: Join us in our mission to enable, promote and diversify the writing game in every media.

Independent Game Developers Association

Alliance of Independent Authors

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North Dock

Dublin 1

Ireland

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