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Our InterConnected opportunity for short scripts to be filmed using video-messaging received a record 6803 submissions. We have produced eight of the scripts and you can watch the first four now.
Alys Metcalf is one of two writers who were recently commissioned in a partnership between BBC Writersroom and BBC Research & Development to write stories which make use of a new Artificial Intelligence software called Charisma.ai. Alys explains how the process worked from a writer's perspective.
Thabo Mhlatshwa is the writer behind the first series of MyDG, which shows stories from CBBC's The Dumping Ground from a different point of view in 1 minute episodes. Thabo explains how he got involved and what he's learnt from the process.
Social Media Producer
Ben Rawson-Jones is a Social Media Producer who began by working on entertainment shows like Big Brother and The Great British Bake Off before moving into drama. He describes the increasing importance of Social Media in promoting and extending the world of drama and in reaching a younger audience.
Head of Content Commissioning, BBC Virtual Reality
Last week we ran a one-day workshop with the BBC's Virtual Reality team for a group of writers who are working in the field of immersive or interactive storytelling or who have a passion to get involved in new forms of storytelling. Find out more from Zillah Watson, the BBC's Editor for Virtual ...
Development Producer, BBC Writersroom Scotland
The Break is our returning strand of monologues by writers who are new to broadcast. For the third series the theme is 'Love'. The 5 monologues were all written by Scottish or Scotland-based writers and filmed on the set of River City in Dumbarton.
Writer. Director, Editor
Graham Hughes took part in our Fast and Funny Comedy writers' scheme back in 2016. He recently republished his final sketch on Imgur (an online image sharing community) and saw it go viral with over a million views and shares. He explains how the experience has made him re-evaluate comedy success.
Screenwriter and Director
Raisah Ahmed is a screenwriter and director who came on our recent residential by the shores of Loch Long to develop ideas for the BBC's updated 'Stay Safe' project - which promotes online safety for kid's in a digital world.
Will Maclean recently attended a residential workshop we organised with BBC Children's at Cove Park in Scotland on developing narrative content to help with children's online safety. He explains how he got involved, what happened and what the potential outcome will be.