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Inspiration fuels the creative process

Creation begins with inspiration. Something inspires passion and motivates storytellers, storymakers and artists to share its divine spark with others who seek inspiration.

No matter how much you love writing, there will always be days when you need inspiration from one muse or another.

Inspiration is not just a desirable thing, it’s an integral part of the writing process. 

Every writer needs to find inspiration in order to produce inspired writing.

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Charles Randolph was born to write the screenplay for Bombshell

Charles Randolph has worked with many iconic film-makers, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Milos Forman and Ridley Scott.

When Randolph began drafting the screenplay for Bombshell, he couldn’t have known such a massive cultural sea change was at hand.

He increasingly sensed something boiling under the surface when he heard stories from female friends about the systematic sexual pressure and even assault they experienced at work, including in the news business.

He is familiar with real-life scandals and corruption and received an Oscar for his screenplay adaptation of The Big Short, which was co-written by director Adam McKay tied to actual events and individuals depicting the impenetrable muck of high finance concepts, exposing the human toll of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.

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The Write Journey: 12 Steps To Writing The Perfect Story
Following in the tradition of 20 years of extensive workshops throughout South Africa, and courses internationally, The Write Journey is an interactive course for writers who would like to write a screenplay for feature film or television, and is ideal for novelists and playwrights.It's an intimate and introspective journey into the world of story, empowering writers to take ownership of the creative journey, and creative expression.

The latest Film Releases

Films showing in South Africa from 24 January.
  • Based on the real scandal, Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
  • The once inseparable duo of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return in their signature roles, Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett in the buddy cop action comedy Bad Boys For Life.
  • Swifty the Arctic Fox works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service, but he has much bigger dreams. He yearns to become a Top Dog, the Arctic’s star husky couriers in the animated Arctic Justice.
  • The dance epic is Street Dancer is based on the multifarious colors of dance and the unity that occurs between two rival dance groups from India and Pakistan.

Read more about the latest and upcoming film releases

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DVD and Blu-Ray Releases

Julian Schnabel’s profound masterwork At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art. Featuring an impassioned and powerhouse performance by Willem Dafoe as Vincent van Gogh.
Develop the Write Attitude with The Writing Studio
During the last 20 Years The Writing Studio has taken many leading filmmakers in South Africa from first idea to success on the big screen locally and internationally.

If you want to sign up for one of our courses in creative writing or screenwriting, or want to have your screenplay / manuscript evaluated or edited, send us an email.
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