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Rocliffe Notes is a compendium for screenwriters and filmmakers which brings together tips and opinions from over 140 film and TV industry professionals, and provides a step-by-step, common-sense guide on how writers and writer-directors can best present themselves to the industry. Including insider insights from award-winning industry players, it details their habits, writing processes, daily passions and preoccupations, whilst also looking at the nuts and bolts of the industry, aiming to motivate writers on their own creative journey, maximise networking opportunities and encourage a professional approach to writing. An essential armament in any writer’s store, contributors include: Moira Buffini, Danny Huston, David Parfitt, Jack Thorne, Sarah Gavron, John Madden, John Yorke, Nik Powell, Peter Kosminsky, Christine Langan and Asif Kapadia.


Farah Abushwesha is a writer, producer and founder of the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum. Rocliffe, in partnership with BAFTA, has showcased the work of emerging screenwriting talent at Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival and the New York TV festival. A champion of new writers and directors, Farah writes the popular blog Farah's Rocliffe Notes, and regularly runs screenwriting courses and speaks on industry panels at events around the world.


'A really useful guide to getting on in the world of film' - Richard Eyre

'An indispensable addition to the writer's bookshelf' - Lock and load, brides of Christ