BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Showcase: Children, Family & YA Media

Thursday, 27 May 2021 - 4:00pm
Online, Online
Zoom Webinar
An online showcase of three Children, Family & YA Media script extracts by emerging UK writing talent, performed by a cast, with feedback from industry guests Ben Willbond, co-writer and co-star of the BAFTA-nominated Ghosts (BBC One) and Yonderland (Sky One), Nina Hahn, Senior VP of International Production & Development for Nickelodeon, and Head of Vis Kids at ViacomCBS International and Orion Ross, VP of Animation, The Walt Disney Company, (101 Dalmatian Street, Sadie Sparks).
This event is closed for new bookings.

Supported by The London Book Fair.

Finalists:

SCAREDY KAT | HATTIE HARRISON
Live action: Everyone worries, but 10-year-old Kat worries all the time. Sitcom following Kat’s journey to conquer her fears by learning about other people’s.

MINA AND OLIN’S APOTHECARY | GAVIN LAING
Animated series: an out-of-touch wizard must swallow his pride and work with a relentlessly optimistic young girl to save their castle home.


AMINAH’S AFRICAN ADVENTURE | MARIAMA IVES-MOIBA
Live action series with mixed media: London-born Aminah must give up on swimming to move to Sierra Leone for her parent’s clinic.

Cast includes:
Ella Schrey-Yeats  
Isabella Pappas 
Kudzai Sitima
Juliet Cowan
Esther Smith
Mathew Horne
Muzz Khan

The scripts have been selected by an industry jury.

For more information on the BAFTA Rocliffe competition click here.

Closed captioning will be available during this event.

Click 'Register' to gain access to the Zoom webinar where this Q&A will be held. For further information on how to register, click here.

Live captioning will be available for this event, please select 'CC' at the bottom of the screen to turn on captioning. 

By registering for this event, you agree to the terms and conditions listed below:

Please see here for our Academy Screenings and Events Code
Please see here for our Public Online Events Code