Richard the Scribe

Producer-Writer-Director with well over 1 000 hours of programming for both South African and International broadcast television. His experience in genre is as wide and varied as the diverse styles he uses across his body of work which includes projects in television, feature films, documentaries and the theatre.

Why This Story?

The biggest bonus of having a tight, focused and precise premise is that it informs your answer to one of the most frequently asked questions a screenwriter hears; “Why do you want to tell this story?” And a good answer to this question opens not only the ears of potential screenplay buyers, but doors. Stories …

A Tale of Two Journeys

Who a character is on the inside is often not clear from their actions and interaction with the outside world at the beginning of a story. Often the inner-self has been suppressed so far inside of the character that they forget, fail to or are unable to recognise or express their true selves and it takes an extraordinary experience for them to initiate change.