MFA (Advanced Film Practice / Screenwriting)
Academy Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University (2008/2010) -
and awarded the University Programme Medal.
at Screen Academy Scotland, Edinburgh Napier
Selected by the Screen Academy Scotland to take part in the MEDIA funded, 2009 ‘Engage’ European training initiative for writers, directors and producers, which allowed him to further develop his feature script, Fears and Regrets,
in workshops and one to one sessions at:
- The National Film School at
IADT, Dublin, Ireland,
- The Baltic Film and Media School, Tallin, Estonia
- The University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland.
BBC Writersroom Residential at
Bore Place, near Sevenoaks, Kent. Following the BBC 'Sharps' screenwriting competition win (see competitions / placements), a week-long
residential consisting of workshops, one to ones and lectures from
writers, BBC staff and producers (2008).
Final Cut Pro editing course
at Zero-One, Westminster College, London (2008).
Playwriting Skills with Zinnie Harris
at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (2008).
Certificate in Video Production
at Stevenson College, Edinburgh (2007/2008).
Syd Field’s Seminar: ‘The Foundations of Screenwriting’,
The Script Factory: ‘TV Forum’, London (2007).
The Writers Factory: ‘Introduction to Screenwriting’
at Napier University, Edinburgh (2005/2006)
Ronnie graduated on 21st October 2010
with a Master of Fine Arts (Advanced Film Practice).
He was also awarded the University Programme Medal
in recognition of
'outstanding achievements during his programme of study.'