Updated: Nov 9, 2022
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
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
How to apply.
Candidates must submit their application electronically via email and applications must be sent to email@example.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
Successful applicants are selected on the basis of motivation, qualifications and/or experience.
The final selection is made by Wales Interactive and accompanying partners.
Successful applicants are informed by email of the dates of the start of the online seminar and the list of final documents they should provide prior to commencement of the workshop.
The selection process could take up to 10 business days after the application closing date.
The Interactive Writers Workshop is an equal opportunity event. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all attendees. The selection process will be held on merit alone.