The Scriptwriter is responsible for developing rough production concepts into well written, detailed stories for feature films, documentaries, commercials and TV programs. He/She develops story elements to translate the creative vision into stories for production, with a deep understanding of the storyline and target audience. He/She works closely with the production teams to review and revise the script to fit potential audience appeal. He/She reviews the work to ensure it meets required editorial standards. He/She also ensures regulatory requirements are adhered to, and the local needs of the primary audience met.


  1. Develop and research ideas for original productions.
  2. Produce original ideas for consideration based on the understanding of the audience.
  3. Create an initial framework, or treatment, for productions.
  4. Write or adapt a story into a script.
  5. Discuss content details with technical teams to ensure that it meets desired standards.
  6. Weave together visual elements in scenes with plot and dialogue.
  7. Work with producers and directors to edit and adjust the script as needed.
  8. Write the narrative script describing in detail the plot, characters, environment, moods and dialogues.


  1. Highly creative and able to come up with new ideas and also envision what a film might be like before it’s made.
  2. Highly organized and detail oriented
  3. Familiar with script-writing guidelines and techniques
  4. Able to develop a full-length script within required deadlines
  5. Possess strong grammar and writing capability.
  6. Ability to work under pressure to manage edits within a short time frame

Educational Background

Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred

Required Experience

At least 1 years’ experience writing and editing scripts for film, documentaries or commercials

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and CV to shivan@noble-ug.com. Deadline for receiving applications is 23rd May 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Kampala

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