Balwyn Library

Human Library

Students and the vocationally-curious are invited to come along to Balwyn Library on Wednesday 23 May and borrow the time of six individuals working in different industries.

Adelaide Writers’ Week

Books, Movies, TV, Games

We live in a world where our stories are increasingly found, not only in books, but on screens. Doctor Who and playwright Robert Shearman (UK) and games designer Paul Callaghan (UK/AUS) discuss narrative across platforms including books, movies, and games – some of the many places we see story in action

On and Off the Page

Increasingly our most compelling stories are being told on film, on television and in video games. Genre fiction rules in the bookshops, the cinemas, and, with L.A.Noire, in gameland. This session brings together novelist Megan Abbott (Die a Little), games designer Paul Callaghan and Robert Shearman (Doctor Who) to discuss the differences between writing for the page and the screen.

Screen Tasmania Digital Seminar

Writing Narrative for Games

A look at the essential skills for games writing and design for traditional narrative writers.

Express Media

Big Splash Workshop

In the first Big Splash event for 2011, join ABC Open’s Ann Chesterman, Freeplay Independent Games Festival Co-Director Paul Callaghan and creator of Matt Blackwood as they talk about innovative ways to share your story, from using new media to writing for video games.