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Download all the photos from LondonSWF’17

We have an ongoing archive of all the photos from our events on Flickr HERE, but you can also get them via Dropbox with these links. Feel free to use on your personal blogs and social media. There is a … MORE

The British Screenwriters’ Awards 2017

This year or the fourth time the writing community gathered together to celebrate the best and brightest among us and laud our craft, without which not much good film or TV would exist at all. This night is ours, it’s … MORE

Christopher Vogler on Making an Introduction #LondonSWF

One person who needs little introduction at the London Screenwriters’ Festival is Christopher Vogler, author and story consultant known around the globe for his expertise on The Hero’s Journey. Among the detailed advice he had to give us today about … MORE

Talent Campus 3.0: Licence to Write by Iris May

You couldn’t have convinced me that four days would be nearly long enough to transform me into the person I am today – a glowing, confident version of myself that I was unable to tap into a week ago. Yet … MORE

PitchFest Booking Is Now Closed (but will re-open if you did not get a slot)

This year the first slot for PitchFest went in seven seconds. By 12:30 all slots had been taken. Believe it or not, that is not our record fastest! Now… Even though I clearly stated IN BOLD TEXT and REPEATEDLY in … MORE

Talent Campus 3.0… Facing my fears by Leah Dike

LSF 2016, John Yorke day. I was sat in the auditorium, minding my own business, when a crowd of people entered, whooping their heads off and waving their arms wildly. “Who are these fruit loops?” I wondered. When they had … MORE

Congratulations to the 12 writers selected for Meet The Experts

Buckle up, it’s going to be bumpy BUT rewarding. The booking system for these slots goes live at midday today – we will send the 12 successful applicants and email about where and how to login to select their slots. … MORE

Download, print and read the 2017 LondonSWF festival guide

You can download the most recent operational manual below. Or check it out with the embedded viewer (remember to go full screen). Download and print with these links 2017 Guide (HiRes 36mb) HERE 2017 Guide (web download 5mb) HERE Read … MORE

Sherlock: In Conversation with Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue

Tuesday 12th September, 6.00pm for 6.30 start, Regents University. The prolific and brilliant minds who have redefined Sherlock Holmes, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have ushered in a new worldwide audience for British television. Moffat and Gatiss, alongside producer Sue … MORE

Talent Campus 3.0: View from one camper Gareth Meredith

Before the talent campus, I found myself in a rut and questioning my own ability. This wasn’t limited to just writing, I quit my job and frankly I was just lost. I saw an email about the impending deadline for … MORE