TYRON AKAL

creative writer

SUMMARY

Results focused writer with television, production and branding background.

Strategically approaches assignments and effectively works toward deadlines.

Creatively solves problems and brings clarity to challenging situations.

 

 

PROFFESIONAL SERVICES

FILM DEVELOPMENT // Various Productions

Companies

Jan 2012-Feb 2017

~ Harmoni musical - MTP document, step outline and script.

Engage entertainment

~ Devil Pass (horror) - MTP document, step outline and script.

Natal Film Comminssion

~ The Tokoloshe is dead - MTP document, step outline and script.

MNET

SCRIPT CO-ORDINATOR // KZN TV

Jul 2016-Dec 2016

~White City KZN TV

 

TRAINING //

May 2016-Oct 2016

Screenwriter training with intern film students

Ingomso Media

STAFF WRITER // Var. Television Networks

May 2014-Dec 2016

~Brain Matter (Episode 8,17,23) ETV

~Looking for love (Episode 3) KZN TV

~White City (Episode 2,5) KZN TV

 

CONTENT CREATION // VAR. PRODUCTION COMPANIES

Jan 2014 – March 2017

~Supernatural format called ‘Demon Hunters’ - OPTIONED.

THE AFRICA CHANNEL

~Created treatments and advertising packages for film markets in U.S. and Europe

WGSA

~Created feature film treatment package for European markets Stained glass productions

~Created sizzle reel, trailer and treatment package for Africa and U.S. markets

Linema

~Created a slate of sitcoms/dramas for television production

Engage entertainment

 

 

COPYWRITER // VARIOUS  AGENCIES

June 2011 – July 2016

~Long form campaign (training material) for Unilever                    Activate agency

~Creative web campaign for Sane Sews clothing

Tomfoolery agency

~Short form web campaign for Ouma Rusks

Tomfoolery agency

~‘power of adoption’ Video Campaign for the peace agency              Medialinc agency

~Copy for drinking and driving TV advert          ETV

 

PUBLISHED WORK //

Jan 2012 – December 2012

~INSPIRED a unique approach to the creative process     Pinetown printers

EXPERTISE

Experienced in multiple writing formats (treatments, synopsis, long/short form copy and screen/tele play).

Working knowledge of writing and editing programs (inDesign, final draft, celtx).

Experienced in production. A confident leader and exceptional team player with excellent communication skills.

EDUCATION

HONORS IN DRAMATIC WRITING

Bachelor of Arts in MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS

DIPLOMA IN SCREENWRITING FROM NFVF

 

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