Indelible Freckles

Blog URL:http://www.dfmamea.com/blog
Blog Tags:screenwriting, film, television, theatre, d f mamea, writing
Country:New Zealand

A New Zealand screenwriter. A blank screen. And an internet connection.



Latest Blog Posts



Firebug has made it to the quarter-finals of the 2017 Slamdance Screenplay Competition. I’m experiencing warm fuzzies.

The Tyke

on Sep 10, 2017

There’s been a lot of broken sleep at Fortress Mamea the past month or so. Broken sleep means there have been some arguments heated discussions over the most trivial things. Broken sleep means conversations suddenly halted as one or the other s...

It’s official: Auckland Theatre Company will premiere Still Life With Chickens in March 2018. Mark your diaries. Still Life… will be directed by Fasitua Amosa. Our actor, puppeteer, and other creative principals will be advised as we mov...

By Nathan Hughes Hamilton – https://www.flickr.com/photos/nat507/12468333624/, CC BY 2.0, Link The past four days have been such a blur of ideas, conversation, food and shockingly warm weather that I’m still having trouble believing it...

I’m always writing notes for one thing or another. It helps pass the time if I’m waiting in a very long bank queue, or trying to look busy and productive. At some point, those scribbles on recycled paper are scrutinised in the hope that...

Cultural Divide

on Aug 14, 2017

By Source (WP:NFCC#4), Fair use, Link The lights dim and you press Play on your entertainment system. You lean back in your seat to enjoy another entry in a well-loved genre. It’s quite likely a story you’ve seen a few thousand times by n...

Process Anecdote #103

on Aug 7, 2017

I’ve just written the end of my latest project: my fingers were a blur over the keyboard as they typed direct from my subconscious onto the screen. It felt rather satisfying getting these last few lines down: Here’s the thing, though: tha...