ROM-COMS AND HOW THEY ARE CHANGING
We are seeing another resurgence of the rom-com era that was so popular in the 90s and 2000s?
But what about them has changed to meet the needs of today’s society? Join the author of The Matchmaker, Saman Shad as she discusses how romantic comedies are diversifying and how we are now seeing lots of different sorts of love stories being told.
ABOUT SAMAN SHAD:
Saman Shad is a writer, editor, journalist and teller of stories. Much of her work is inspired by her experiences as a third culture kid, growing up and living in Pakistan, the Middle East, the UK and Australia. Her writing credits span mediums, including radio scriptwriting for the BBC in the UK and the ABC in Australia, and playwriting, with works commissioned by theatres in London and Sydney. She is a regular writer for several publications, including The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald and SBS. She has also worked on screen projects, including developing the feature film One of Us with funding from Screen Australia. She is currently working as a screenwriter on a number of upcoming projects. Saman is a proud mum of three children and lives with them and her husband in Sydney.
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