February 6th 2022 meeting

No meeting held in January.

February’s meeting saw a friendly gathering

Wayne’s story Love’s Poison will soon be available as an audio book on Audible.
James has several short films currently in production.
Louise is appearing in Let The Right One In at Northbrook College.
Robert announced his novel Architecture for Beginners is to be published by Hobart Books.
Sarah and Philip are in pre production with Sarah’s new comedy drama play Crunch, with Philip in the leading role, for their Fringe run at the Latest
Neil is teaching performing arts to 16-18 year olds and is involved with a playwriting competition from the National Theatre.
Jenny’s had a short story published, is rehearsing Mary Rose for a tour beginning at the Connaught Theatre then working with the Maydays improv troupe at Brighton Fringe.
Thomas & Philippa continue with a range of writing and training/coaching projects.
Wine and conversation covered …
Taking your play to the Edinburgh Fringe
Brighton Fringe venues, publicity & promotion, fliers and fees
Writing your show’s Fringe brochure blurb
Brighton Hippodrome Theatre
Arts Council England funding – and the practicalities of starting and running a new theatre venue in the region with no funding
Touring company tales – scenery that doesn’t fit the venue spec, lighting issues …
Casting your play and actors’ pay – lo/no pay and the national Minimum Wage
Things especially when filming your script on location that could potentially involve the police …
Taking your film to Cannes
Sending your script to film festivals
Sussex Playwrights are looking to start a short plays publishing project – news to come
Possible future collaborations for Sussex Playwrights with teen writers, workshops at the New Venture Theatre