We work with various teams and various stages of the storytelling process. We offer Head Writing services, drawing on our wealth of expertise as well as support on storylining, the development of the series bible and we are available at pitch stage as well - for original writing or fine-tuning.
Black Letter Media offers a range of writing services. We are proficient in scriptwriting for a range of formats, including film, mini-series, long running series, telenovelas, dramas and soap operas. Where TV writing is concerned, we are well versed in both half an hour and full hour outputs.
Our editing offering comprises story editing; which includes episode breakdowns, the key structure and treatment, and we are also work on script editing.
While you may be working with an in-house team, we are able to consult and advise in various capacities. This may include workshopping stories and series and script doctoring. It may also include the writing and/or editing of script reports/coverage.
They say, until the lion learns to speak, the tale of the hunt will be told by the hunter. We want to give the lion its voice back and an audience. Our vision is to help Afrikans find their authentic voice so they can tell their own stories.
Founded by duduzile zamantungwa mabaso in 2011, Black Letter Media is a story development company.
Logline: A young woman goes into a cult hoping to save her family, but she gets sucked in.
Philiswa is a young woman whose life plan are brought to a halt when her sister, Nomonde, who has been the sole caretaker of their family stops paying Philiswa’s varsity fees and disappears. Philiswa’s search leads her to a church where Nomonde is in trouble. Philiswa realises that this place is a cult that takes advantage of desperate people and in her search to find and free Nomonde, she uncovers family secrets that threaten to destroy her and Nomonde.