Wales Interactive Writers Workshop: The Secrets to Writing Interactive Content

Updated: Nov 9

From Cardiff, Wales | 30th September 2022 – Wales Interactive, acclaimed for its FMV games and narrative-driven media, are proud to announce the Interactive Writers Workshop hosted by Richard Pring, Executive Producer/Co-Founder, Wales Interactive and Samuel Leigh, Game Producer, Wales Interactive.



Applications are now open for 2023!

Explore the power of Wales Interactives in-house narrative tool and take your writing to the next level. With over 26 released titles including The Complex & Five Dates which have had over 5 million downloads, 100 million views and 130 award nominations, we at Wales Interactive will take you step by step on how to build successful interactive stories.


We are proud to present the opportunity to develop and upskill new and established writers. On this journey with us, you will learn to push the boundaries of interactive storytelling and successful applicants will learn how to take an idea and make it pitch perfect.


Features:

  • Overview of the principles of interactive narrative.

  • Explore the benefits of combining film, games and other mediums.

  • Learn the dos and don’ts of branching narratives

  • Upgrade and refine your writing skill-set.

  • Be the first to explore Wales Interactive's innovative narrative tool.

  • Ongoing support for the duration of the process.


We want to hear from all kinds of writers - professional screenwriters, novelists, educators - anyone who wants to master the world of interactive storytelling or discover different genres that you may not have otherwise thought about. 


The full process will be conducted over approximately 12 months.


Application closes on the 15th November 2022 17:00 PM (UTC +00:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London. View Terms and Conditions here


To take part, fill out the application form below and send it to wiw@walesinteractive.com

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If you have any questions or wish to know more about the workshop, register below for our open Q&A where we will be presenting in more detail on the 26/10/2022, 16:00 - 26/10/2022, 17:00 Time zone: (UTC+00:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London


If you are interested in the Q&A please register here.


We hope to see you there!


Twitter: @WalesInter

Instagram: @WalesInteractive


This is a Media Cymru project. Media Cymru is a collaboration to make Cardiff Capital Region a global hub for media innovation. .


The Interactive Writers Workshop Process

Selection Process

How to apply.


Candidates must submit their application electronically via email and applications must be sent to wiw@walesinteractive.com by the closing date.


Candidates are requested to send their applications in English.

Only complete applications sent within the deadline will be taken into consideration and we will not reply to any emails sent to this address. Only applications will be considered.


Wales Interactive reserve the right to the final decision.

Only applicants that are successful will be notified and information of the unsuccessful applicants will be deleted. At this stage of the process feedback will not be provided.


Deadline for applications: 15th November  2022 17:00 PM (UTC +00:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon

Selection Procedure

Equal Opportunities



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