Closeup of hand writing on paper
Closeup of hand writing on paper
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ACMI presents

Screenwriting Workshop with Nayuka Gorrie


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Tue 6 Sep 2022


Explore the process of writing for screen with renowned author and screenwriter Nayuka Gorrie.

Develop your skills writing for the screen in this exclusive workshop. Gorrie will discuss the practice of writing, creating Blak love stories and crafting characters and representations.

Supporting Partner


90 mins


Gandel Digital Future Lab, Level 1
ACMI, Fed Square
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If you can't make it to ACMI, you can join the session via Zoom. When you register to attend, a meeting link will be sent to you in your confirmation email.

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About Nayuka Gorrie

Nayuka Gorrie is a Gunai/Kurnai, Gunditjmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta freelance and comedy television writer. Their writing centres on black, feminist and queer politics. They co-wrote and performed in the third and fourth seasons of Black Comedy and provided additional writing on the second season of Get Krack!n. More recently, Nayuka was a writer for the SBS/Matchbox series, The Heights (season 2) and the NITV children’s series, Thalu. Nayuka’s writing can be found in The Guardian, Saturday Paper, Vice, Junkee, Archer Magazine, The Lifted Brow and NITV among others. Nayuka contributed to the anthologies Growing Up Queer n Australia and Animals Make Us Humans and is currently writing a book of essays as a recipient of The Wheeler Centre's Next Chapter initiative to support their writing.

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