An independent training initiative celebrating creative freedom in South Africa
for the past 15 years

Transforms ideas into action

Empowers writers to take ownership of their stories

Develops stories from concept to final draft

Facilitates the needs between
storytellers and storymakers

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Creative Director
and trainer Daniel Dercksen

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If you want to take your first step in the write direction and perhaps write the next proudly South African Oscar-winning film, The Write Journey for aspirant screenwriters and storytellers takes place in Cape Town on four Saturday mornings from 10am until 1pm on Sept 6, 13 and Oct 4 and 11. Read more

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Win Captain America: The Winter Soldier DVD. Read more

Meet Lucy, Tammy and Lovelace, three women who will change your life.. Read more

See what's happening on stage in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Read more

There's some great features on the Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Noah Blu Rays… Horror fans will indulge in Paranormal Diaries, Bone Boys and Kingdom Come ..  Read more

Written and directed by Daniel Dercksen, the new South African play The Beauty of Incomplete Things enjoyed its successful world premiere at The Intimate Theatre in Cape Town in January 2014, and an equally succesful 3-week run at the Joburg Theatre during July 2014. Pictured are actors Wojtek Lipinshi, Rowan Studti and Andre Lombard with Daniel Dercksen (front.) Pic by Andre Oosthuyzen.  Read more

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