21st Century Literacy
Through the Strategy we have been strengthening film culture among young audiences across the UK, and training educators to develop a sustainable film education infrastructure.
Ensuring that the younger generation have a keen interest in both film and literacy will ensure that a steady stream of new talent rises up throughout their ranks, and that is what we hope to nurture through this website.
You will discover once you take a look around it is a huge and ever growing site, which we actively encourage you to make full use of if you have a youngster who is showing a keen interest in writing or the film industry in general.
We have lots of guest writers who are involved in both the film industry and also people who write the scripts for TV Shows, Stage Shows and also Films, and those guest posts and articles will enlighten you as to what it is like and what is expected of people working in those industries and working environments.
However, we do understand that confidence in your writing or acting abilities is something that many people struggle with, and with that in mind we also have several articles that will allow anyone who is struggling with their abilities or simply wishes to improve them will be interested in reading.
To help you get a much better understanding of what this website is about and what information is contained with in it, below we are going to be giving you an overview of some of the many different sections of this site, so please do read on to discover more about this ever growing website.
Guides, Articles and Blog Posts
No matter what your interest is in regards to writing or acting we are more than confident that there will be a range of different articles and blog posts that you really will find of interest throughout our website and below are some topics you may be interested in learning more about.
Initial Interest – It may often come as a surprise to discover your child or someone you know has a passion or a skill for writing or acting, however that is always going to be something that needs nurturing and can often lead to a career in which that person enjoys themselves thanks to their creative ability.
There are of course lots of different ways of writing, and there are lots of different writing talents anyone can possess, and with that at the forefront of your mind we would like to introduce you to our range of guides on the many different types of writing career paths one can take.
So if you have discovered someone you know or even that you have a passion for writing and is thinking about expanding their or your talents then please do look through those articles as we feel you will be amazed at how you can turn a passion for writing into a very successful career path.
Improving Writing Talent – Once someone has shown any ability and a liking for writing then the next stage of them expanding on their writer talents will be to learn how to write in different ways and to make their work of interest to a wide scope of readers.
When it comes to writing scripts a completely different format and structure needs to be put into place and a wide knowledge of the individual writing requirements that are required for script writing.
We do have lots of professional writers that contribute material to this website which will introduce you to lots of different ways that you can format and compile any type of written work and those articles and writing guides will be invaluable to any aspiring writer.
Everyone does of course have to start somewhere, and being able to take constructive criticism about your writing abilities is something many writers do have to live with and know how to handle.
However, as a writer becomes more and more experience the words just seem to flow and the more experienced they become more and more writing opportunities will become available to them.
Artistic Development – Having spotted talent in anyone, you will often find that people who are experienced in any field of writing or acting may act as valuable mentors to those they have taken under their wing so to speak.
Whilst there are many writing schools and drama related education courses you can sign up to and take part in nothing can compare to gaining experience and advice from someone already a successful wirier or actor.
It is however often down to luck and luck alone if someone vastly experienced in writing or being an actor will spot talent in someone else and then decide to mentor them however that is something that can and often does happen.
Long Term Career Goals – As part of the strategy that anyone with an interest in writing or acting should consider is their long term career goals, for as mentioned above there are lots of different spheres to both of those career paths and knowing in advance how you wish to progress is important.
However, the vast majority of people are faced with having to start at the bottom so to speak and work their way up in their chosen career path and as such everyone should keep a level head when writing or becoming an actor and not get visions of glamour at the early stages of their careers.
Have a look round our website for we have some interesting articles that have been compiled by many people who are now successfully carving out a career for themselves in both writing and the acting world.
Please do bookmark this site for we do regularly update all of the content available throughout it as we are always adding additional articles and content that will be of interest to you. Now please do start having a good look round as there is a lot of information for you to digest, and please enjoy your visit to the 21st Century Literacy website.