Adeline Foo is a bestselling author, with 28 published books, three children’s and young adult TV series, and a fourth TV series in the works, a historical drama currently in development. A MFA graduate of New York University’s film school, Tisch Asia School of the Arts, Adeline completed her studies on a Media Development Authority scholarship in 2011.
The Diary of Amos Lee series remains Singapore’s phenomenal publishing success, with more than 240,000 books sold to-date. Adeline has won the Red Dot Book award in 2009, three Popular Readers’ Choice Awards in 2011, 2014 and 2015, and the inaugural Asian Children’s Book Award in 2017.
- 2016 – The Travel Diary of Amos Lee: Quokking in Australia! (Singapore: Epigram Books, 2016)
- 2015 – The Travel Diary of Amos Lee: Seoul Searching! (Singapore: Epigram Books, 2015)
- 2014 – The Travel Diary of Amos Lee: Monkeying in Malaysia! (Singapore: Epigram Books, 2014)
- 2017 – AFCC Asian Children's Book Award
- 2015 – Popular Readers' Choice Award
- 2014 – Popular Readers' Choice Award
WORKSHOPS BY ADELINE FOO
LIGHTS, CAMERA, SUPERSCRIBE!
For: upper pri., lower sec.; 25-30 pax
Availability: 2-3 hours per session; single session
Description: In this fun and interactive workshop involving role playing and dramatised readings, Adeline Foo will lead students through the elements of a screenplay including scene, action, character and dialogue. Students will be shown and encouraged to create their own scenes, imagining different conflicts the characters are facing, and offering solutions to resolve the conflict/drama. Having worked on three highly rated MediaCorp TV shows, The Diary of Amos Lee, Two Boys & A Mermaid and Whoopie’s World, Adeline has had her share of gaffes and missteps writing for TV. Hear her stories in this workshop!
Learning Outcomes: understand the various elements that go into a script; how to piece these elements together into a single, compelling narrative.
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