Think Funny student wins prestigious BAFTA scriptwriting competition

Think Funny student wins prestigious BAFTA scriptwriting competition

One of Think Funny’s former writing students Hattie Harrison has won BAFTA’s Rocliffe New Writing Award for her sitcom “Scaredy Kat”. The competition is a platform for aspiring screenwriters to have their work showcased and a fantastic opportunity to take their writing career to the next level. 

Hattie took Think Funny’s six week course in Aug/Sep 2018 Book a place on the next course

Hattie’s show is about a 10 year old called Kat who worries all the time, and it follows Kat’s journey to conquer her fears by learning all about the fears of others.

BAFTA run the Rocliffe New Writing Award twice a year. It calls for submissions for scripts for film, television drama, children, family & young adult media, as well as TV comedy scripts. Selected script extracts are performed by a professional cast to an audience of producers, development executives, directors, actors and literary agents, aiming to give a platform to emerging writing talent from across the country.

Think Funny’s comedy writing course features a 4 hour workshop on structuring and scripting sitcom as well as numerous modules on writing sketches, stand-up routines and one-liners. There are also tutorials on how to best present and market your work to potential clients. The course is currently available as a 6 week online course via video conferencing (Zoom). Go here to book a place

Congratulations Hattie! We hope to see “Scaredy Kat” on the TV in the not too distant future!

Go here to find our more about the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Award