Announcing Driftwood Doll Films’ inaugural SCREENWRITING LAB in Dublin.  A FREE writing initiative. The main concept is similar to Nanowrimo – Novel Writing Month, where the aim is simply to get as much written as possible in the month of February. Features / Shorts / TV Specs / Web Series / Comedy Sketches Productivity not procrastination. … More SCREENWRITING LAB

Every sentence must do only one thing. Please the author.

Every sentence must do only one thing.  Please the author. Approach a first draft with a creative mind, not an editorial mind, they say.  But how free can you be?  To really free the creative mind for writing a screenplay would mean trying to lodge all you’ve learned about writing and structuring (and selling) a screenplay … More Every sentence must do only one thing. Please the author.


INTRODUCTION TO OUR DRIFTWOOD DOLL FILMS’ WRITING GROUP Driftwood Doll Films’ Writing Group (DDFWG) will be organised through a private group page on facebook of personally invited writers and directors where we can put forward, discuss, and progress individual projects through script development and readings, both our own and yours. Our goal is to build … More WRITING GROUP

Driftwood Doll Films’ Writing Group

Joint blog from & about the launch of our DDF-hosted writing group, by Michael O’Dwyer. Driftwood Doll Films is mine and Eilís Abbott’s independent production company set up this year (2014) in Dublin, Ireland. Our approach to this writing group we’re hosting online and in regular meet-ups is to build an open, friendly, … More Driftwood Doll Films’ Writing Group

Writing Biography

Writing Biography by Mod I wrote my first feature film script in 2006.  It was the most personal of my scripts despite it being a rebel gay girl love story!  The feelings can be true even if the characters look kinda different 😉  That’s called “Driftwood Dolls”, hence the name of myself and Eilís’s company … More Writing Biography