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Tea Talk: From Moving Words to Moving Pictures

From moving words to Moving Pictures
Author Robin Hellaby & Film Maker Rod Manikam
A chat between late bloomer Robin Hellaby author of The Last Fandango and Rod Manikam - Independent film maker - At the Art & Soul Cafe, Hotel Neo Plus Penang, 68 Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 Penang

How do you start to write a novel? When you have written your best seller how do you turn it into a film?

Is there an age limit to changing direction and following your dream? Robin Hellaby has written his first novel at the age of over 60 and Rod Manikam worked as a chef for more than twenty years before he took the plunge and started his own film company. These two will discuss the process of turning a dream into reality and a novel into a feature film.

Ticketing/registration: RM 30nett per person (Inclusive of coffee/tea and snacks. Members of the Arts Society Penang: RM 15nett per person. 

To book the tickets please contact one of the following committee members who will be happy to take your bookings:

Marlene Fox: 016 491 1658/04 228 5692

Robert Newton:  014 258 6318

Jenny Ng: 015 611 488

Judith Ellidge: 017 578 3965

or email: penang@theartssociety.org