About the Author
Dr Craig Batty is Senior Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing at RMIT University in Melbourne. He taught screenwriting at several British universities prior to this, including Bournemouth University. He has worked as a writer and script consultant on various short film, feature film, television and online projects. He publishes numerous books and articles on screenwriting and regularly speaks at conferences and festivals around the world.Zara Waldeback is Head Dramaturg on 'Writing for Film and Interactive Media' at Brobygrafiska Hoegskolan, Sweden. She previously taught at Brunel and Sussex Universities in the UK and was programme leader for the MA in Creative Screenwriting at Thames Valley University. She freelances as a Script Consultant, and has worked in development for British Screen, the First Film Foundation and North by Northwest. As a writer she has written scripts with funding from the UK Film Council, Screen South and South East Arts, and developed feature film scripts with Danish and British producers. She specialises in developing effective methods for teaching screenwriting online, has written extensively for ScriptWriter Magazine and is co-author of "Writing for the Screen: Creative and Critical Approaches" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).