In this special edition of Het Schrijfpaleis VR scripts will be read by actors. During a normal session of Het Schrijfpaleis (the writing palace) two or three scripts are read. Experienced or novice, famous or unknown authors. Scripts which are still under development and which means that reading can be made the next step in that evolution.
At the same time it offers fellow writers a look behind the scenes of the writing process, creates discussions about what good drama must meet, it is a platform to present the script and networking place for writers, directors, producers, broadcasters, funds etc.
At every Schrijfpaleis there is a panel of experts (broadcasters, funds, producers) to give constructive criticism on the script, as well as tips for their implementation. In this special VR edition of het Schrijfpaleis Toby Coffey from the National Theater in London will be part of the panel as well as Barbara Lippe, actress and VR producer.
Wendy Bernfeld will talk about the business side of VR ‘as it is evolving for film .This includes a snapshot of various new buyers (for finished works) and potential funders/commissioners (for new works) in the international market (such as pay tv /VOD and tv networks).