Scriptwriting workshop for LGBTQI+ youth
October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
queer qandī Journeys and Destinations film fest 9-18 October 2020
A workshop in scriptwriting for LGBTQI+ youth led by Aude Konan, film maker and journalist.
Are you a filmmaker?
Or would you like becoming one?
Do you want to learn how to center yourself and write queer films films for other young people?
Looking for community and creativity?
Join us for a workshop during our queer qandī Journeys and Destinations film fest to learn how to write queer films. No writing experience is necessary and all levels of experience and backgrounds are welcome.
This workshop will focus on screenplays and writing for films and is open for all LGBTQ+ youth between ages of 15-25.
Accessibility: This workshop will unfortunately not have captions, audio description or a BSL interpreter and will not be suitable for use with screen readers.
Places must be booked in advance, which will then give you access to the online event link. Book a free place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scriptwriting-workshop-for-lgbtqi-youth-tickets-118467707101
The workshop is led by Aude Konan (she/they), an experienced workshop leader who based her work on prioritizing the voices of underrepresented voices from different communities, with an intersectional framework
Aude Konan ‘s career began early on in France. As a child writer, she won several French literary contests and published many short story in anthologies. She published her first novel, a YA novel called “Les Chats Errants” in December 2013 and her next one, a children’s book called “Ma Petite Soeur” in 2014 with Dagan Editions, a publishing house.
As a billingual journalist, her work mostly focus on gender, race and politics and her features have been published in national and international magazines and webzines such as Okay Africa, Afriscope, Complex Mag Uk, Media Diversified, Amina and more.
As a filmmaker, she has written, directed and also collaborated on many short films at film school and then with the production company Busy Kiwi and the film festival Illumenations. Her latest short, Me Too, is currently in pre-production.
As a playwright, she has been invited by the Royal Theatre Stratford East to develop and co-direct her play, Recipes. She is an alumni of the Soho Writers Lab, Talawa TYPT and the Royal Court’s Introduction to Playwriting.
Housekeeping: Racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, ableism, fatphobia, ageism or discrimination on basis of ethnicity, immigration status, or religious, cultural, and/or spiritual beliefs, or any other kind of oppressive behaviour is unacceptable and if used participant will be excluded.
QTI Coalition of Colour is proud to present our first film festival – a queer film fest focused on issues of migration and movement. The festival will have live events, panels with filmmakers, activists and scholars as well as conversations with cast and crew on Saturday and Sunday 17-18 October.
queer qandī Journeys and Destinations film fest is happy to have ‘Queer’ Asia as guest curators. ‘Queer’ Asia is a collective of researchers and activists, working to build a global platform from which to challenge dominant ideas, forms, and representations of gender and sexuality.
queer qandī Journeys and Destination Film Fest has been possible thanks to collaboration with Encompass Network in Cambridge and made possible by the generous sponsorship of The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement and lgbtQ+@CAM at Cambridge University and National Lottery’s 25th Anniversary.