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CCCT | 27 APRIL - 1 MAY |CTICC 2 | CAPE TOWN

CCA | 26-29 SEPT | JHB EXPO CENTRE | JOHANNESBURG

Kumbi Chitenderu

Kumbi Chitenderu

Senior Development Coordinator @ Triggerfish Animation

Kumbi Chitenderu is a writer who has worked on the independent live-action series Working Wives and the Disney African Anthology, Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire. She has a Master's in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town and is currently working as a Senior Development Coordinator at Triggerfish Animation Studios. She is also pursuing her Ph.D. in Film looking at how the term "Universal Story" in a globalized market affects African Narratives. In her spare time, she likes to work on her debut novel and watch lots of movies. 

All Sessions by Kumbi Chitenderu

DAY ONE POP CULTURE CONTENT 27 Apr 2024
15:40 - 16:25

AUTHOR'S AVENUE: MEET YOUR IMAGINATION - CHARACTER CREATION/DEVELOPMENT EXCERCISES

POP CULTURE STAGE

Bring your characters to life and make them leap off the page through interactive writing exercises and discussions on character background, motivations, flaws, relationships, and growth arcs. Attendees will be taken through focused creativity prompts to develop dynamic, multi-dimensional characters that resonate with readers. Learn tips and techniques for going beyond surface-level attributes to craft characters with authentic voices, backstories, desires, and believable behaviors.