What is the LSF?

The London Screenwriters’ Festival is an annual gathering of emerging and established screenwriters. With over 1,000 attendees, 100 sessions, 150 industry expert speakers and the biggest names in film and TV (from both the UK and Hollywood), the LSF has become the premiere screenwriting event to attend. Full guide and breakdown of the festival HERE.

Outrageously good – i have come away from it so empowered and knowledgeable

Anthony Green, Screenwriter

Anthony Green, Screenwriter

Why you should come to LSF 2015

  1. Over 150 speakers

    Over 150 speakers

    Learn from and network with the biggest industry names

  2. Over 140 sessions

    Over 140 sessions

    Covering every aspect of professional screenwriting... and we film most!

  3. Spend 3 Days With...

    Spend 3 Days With...

    1,000 people just like you - writers, producers, actors, directors, agents...

  4. Festival Week

    Festival Week

    Come to a week of cost effective, killer one day workshops and get the edge

  5. Script chat

    Script chat

    Get intimate and informal face-time with our expert speakers

  6. Pitchfest

    Pitchfest

    Pitch your project to producers, agents and commissioners

  7. Network events

    Network events

    Mingle with 750 professionals at our networking parties

  8. Get Performed

    Get Performed

    Get your script worked on live by pro actors and directors in closed sessions.

  9. Mentoring Labs

    Mentoring Labs

    Get one-on-one feedback during intense three hour mentoring sessions

  10. Online sessions

    Online sessions

    We film most session so you won't miss a thing... and you can watch over and over

  11. Online network

    Online network

    Start networking with over 1,000 writers online as soon as you sign up

  12. Total immersion

    Total immersion

    Three days immersed in the thing we all love: storytelling!

Breaking Into Script Reading, 2 day workshop with Lucy V Hay (July 10th '16)

Breaking Into Script Reading, 2 day workshop with Lucy V Hay (July 10th '16)

An intensive two-day workshop that breaks down the art and craft of reading scripts to help improve your own writing, to also improve your feedback for other writers and most importantly, to earn you money as a professional reader.

Networking Tuesday, work the room with confidence: Day 1 of LondonSWF Festival Week (Oct 20th '15)

Networking Tuesday, work the room with confidence: Day 1 of LondonSWF Festival Week (Oct 20th '15)

Talent is great but relationships get you hired. The ability to create powerful new relationships in any given situation is one of the primary factors in the success of your career and that of any screenplay that you write. A one day masterclass.

The London Screenwriters' Festival (Oct 23rd to 25th '15)

The London Screenwriters' Festival (Oct 23rd to 25th '15)

With over 1,000 attendees, 100 sessions, 150 industry expert speakers and the biggest names in film and TV (from both the UK and Hollywood), the LSF has become the premiere screenwriting event to attend.

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On the blog… Welcome To Festival Week at the LondonSWF: 3 Days Of World Class Masterclasses

Get THREE days of additional, worldclass and practical training in Festival Week (Oct 20/21/22) at the LondonSWF. The emphasis of these three days is on networking, pitching and taking your existing script from good to great. Welcome To... ▪ Networking… MORE

Listen to How To Be A Successful Screenwriter: Patterns, strategies and tactics for a lifelong career

Recorded at LSF'14 with Robert Thorogoood and Amma Asante.

Rich, varied and current selection of speakers and panel experts, great venue and professionally and smoothly run. Fantastic value for money…

Simon Preston, writer

Simon Preston, writer