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PRODUCER Req’d for web series project ‘High Flats’ workshopped to great applause at WCA. For further info and full TREATMENT contact John Stuart directly on   Credible crew already commited to getting onboard.  SYNOPSIS:   The story is about two social losers living the scheme’s high flats. Pat and Mick. All they really care about is getting by, enjoying what they can and having a smoke in between. Pat is the one with the conscious which comes from his catholic side. He is only a good catholic on a Sunday any other day of the week he is easily led a stray. Mick doesn’t really care about anything other than Pat and hash.  CURRENTLY RUN 4 episodes at 10 min per episode.


New official website of The Crews  Director Colin R Smith  and his team have created a bright, shiny new official website – Please spread the news about this group of talented Glasgow Creatives 

The next Write Camera Action! is this Monday 17th October. Register 6-6.50p.m. for a 7.00p.m. casting. Entry £5.  Cafe open.  We are workshopping 4 great pieces of work and after scripts are cast the popular improv sessions will take place – all with performance to close the evening, and networking in the new Cafe afterwards.  There is no substitute for the buzz of seeing your work come alive on the night, courtesy of our pool of extremely talented actors and directors.  

 Scripts that have been workshopped are often picked up by Producers and/or go on to form collaborations and produce the script and our WCA focus will be to get much more produced as part of our development this year = So, workshop it and get it seen!  New writers are always welcome but it’s also good to see fresh work from writers who have submitted work in the past. Writers wishing to book a workshop space can submit scripts at any time, except on a workshop night – next submssions would be for the November WCA, 2 places already booked. 

WCA 48hr film challenge entries will be judged Monday evening at an Awards Event closeby – GOOD LUCK to all WCA participants who had produced film entries in time for the competition, Neil, Jess, Bernd, and many others including their cast and crews, and to our own WCA Team entry ‘A shot in the dark!’ We will of course update you on the Winner and Awards! although everyone who entered is a Winner, the Awards are gravy, bisto ~~~~~~

Fantastic KIT Offer/Sale:  1)  Sony Z1E HDV camera w/ batteries, tripod & wide-angle lens. £2000 (going rate for a 2nd-hand one on e-Bay is about £2200)  2)  Sony FX1E HDV camera w/ batteries.£1000.  almost new, v.good condition.  3)  Selection of 10x Tiffen lens filters for the Sony Z1/FX1 cameras available. £150, (was 500 new).  Nearest offers considered – Contact Andy Cassels directly at 

 Any news to grapevine let  me know – cheers Linda

Linda Campbell

WCA Coordinator


SCREENING PREMIERE at GFT Wed 12th 6 p.m. plus audience vote FOR audience award!  

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MON 17th October - WriteCameraAction! at CCA Registration 6-6.50p.m. for a 7p.m.start. £5 entry. Cafe under new management and open for refreshments. 5 scripts being workshopped plus improv.  Get your work seen by Actors, Directors, Producers and start the journey towards getting it produced! for festivals, for fun, for showreels, competitions & calling cards for industry/funding.  The sessions are fun, constructive and a great networking opportunity – come along and be part of the madness! The monthly workshop entry fee now includes a raffle to be drawn on the night for TWO Cineworld Cinema tickets!Filmstrip

10th October - Scottishscreenwriters at CCA Registration 6p.m. for a 6.30 start – £3. 1st part of evening Guest Speaker or topic specific – tbc 2nd part of evening workshopping scripts brought along on the night; Scripts should be in proper format and the writer should bring along at least 6 copies, 10 pg max. Networking afterwards @9.00


INCREDIBLE EQUIPMENT HIRE DEAL for 48hr FILM CHALLENGE this weekend 7-9th Oct - Moniton Pictures is a huge support to WCA and have a special offer on kit over this weekend for the competition. All kit is a two-day hire for the price of one single day.current ratecard attachedwith kit available. If you wish to hire any kit over the weekend for the comp then you can e-mail ANDY at or call him on07753 865511 Kit pick-up ClockFriday night and returned on Monday all for the price of a single day hire.

SCREENINGS of 48hr Film Challenges - ALL films will be screened at GFT - Team WCA’s film will be screened on Wed 12th Oct6 p.m. normal prices incl conscessions apply – so get yer tickets and come along and support us and this fantastic competition!!! 

BOOKING TALENT NOW Party smile For WCAXmas Talent Night at CCA, Mon 12th Dec.After last years first outstanding party we are looking to repeat, and top, this festive fun night.  What can you contribute?  Are you a Comedian, Singer, Dancer, Magician, something new/different? – bring it on!  We really hope last years fab acts can make it back for this years date, and remember it’s Free entry and raffle for participating acts.

 ALL others = £10 Ticket includes Entertainment, Light Buffet, lotsa surprises on the night, Cloakroom facility, Security and a Santa’s Surprise Raffle to be drawn on the night! LIMITED TICKETS (sold out last year) so start booking now. Contact Linda to reserve tour ticket(s) and get the date in yer diary!! N.B. This evening is open to WCA participants and their guests which this year includes members of the Scottishscreenwriters group, not open to the public. ALL name reserves/tickets through Linda at. and please state which group you are booking under WCA or SS.


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