The London Screenwriters’ Festival is run by screenwriters, producers and filmmakers just like you.
And we believe passionately that we are all in it together.
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Chris Jones – Creative Director
Guerilla filmmaker, educator and screenwriter Chris runs the festival
Judy Goldberg – Festival Manager
Screenwriter Judy makes the festival happen
Lucia Landino – Festival Producer
Lucia heads up the office and is the first person to turn to if you need help and support.
Vanessa Bailey – Senior Festival Co-ordinator
Fabulous actress turned outstanding festival co-ordinator
Lucy V Hay – director of education
Lucy is a screenwriter, script reader and novelist
Catherine Arton – Actors Table Read Producer
Casting Director Catherine Arton will be heading up the Actors Table Read
Phoebe Gibson – volunteer co-ordinator
Phoebe is a professional writer and lecturer who oversees festival staff logistics
Oliver Purches – stage manager
Oli is a writer, director and actor who oversees stage tech at the festival
Zoe Guilford – Actors Table Read Production
Zoe is a film producer and actress with a passion for all parts of the industry, especially screenwriting.
Lisa Shelley – Festival Co-ordination
Lisa often sits in the corner getting up to mischief when she isn't working miracles for us
Craig Connolly – Photographer
Craig Connolly has several years’ experience in both film and photography, specialising in Behind-the-Scenes and Special Events.
Viv Picard – Official Photographer
Showing the world just how awesome the LSF really is
Leilani Holmes – Official LSF Blogger and Tweeter
Marcos Avlonitis – Official Photographer
Marcos is our go to guy when it comes to getting killer shots of all our events in action.
Gail Hackston – marketing and PR support
Gail is a screenwriter and digital marketer
Piers Beckley – website manager
Piers is our web wizard
Carmen Zografou – Camera Team
Filmmaker and Producer
Catarina Oliveria – Camera Team
LSF film crew veteran Caterina returns to bring her experience to the team.
Ross Aitken – Camera Team
Writer, Producer and co-Director, runs Ikonic Films whose first feature film Kidnap Me is in post-production.
Simon Cox – Camera Team Co-ordinator
LSF crew veteran, Simon will be directing the filming crew with Seb.
Sebastian Solberg – Camera Team Co-ordinator
You will see Seb running around the festival with at least seven cameras at any one moment!
Aideen McCarthy – Festival Support
I'm a screenwriter, director, script reader, creative and long time film lover and tv addict.
Alix Manolas – Festival Support
I moved to London from my hometown Perth, Western Australia. I'm currently in my second year studying Film, TV and Digital Media
Amy Kingsley-Hughes – Festival Support
I'm an actor, writer and blogger. Always looking for new ideas to work out, things to learn and experiences to collect.
Andrew Isabirye – Festival Support
I do screenplays, poetry and business consulting. I enjoy discovering new musicians and getting stuck into a good documentary.
Hadley Campbell – Festival Support
Born in LS, I moved to London three years ago. I have a Foundation degree in Acting and am in the final year of my BA.
Irene Marco – Festival Support
I am mexican born, currently doing a Masters in Directing at Met Film School; I'm loving London and the festival.
Louisa Hayford – Festival Support
MA Screenwriting/Playwriting graduate. Loves to read, laugh and provide commentary for 90's Jean-Claude Van Damme films.
Luke Kondor – Festival Support
I write stories and make films and stuff. Underdog style.
Ornela Peka – Festival Support
Ornela is a student at Regent's University London studying Film and TV Production.
Piret Saar – Festival Support
Sam Lewis – Festival Support
Self proclaimed Writer, Designer and Illustrator. Sincere, Friendly, Creative Optimist... to be continued....
Scott Castle – Festival Support
Once film maker, graduate writer and family man. I love comedy and aspire to writing comedy in many forms.
Shukrananda 'Shuk' Natasha Gant – Festival Support
Vocal coach, Actor, writer, musician, filmmaker, and Love Monk - at your service! Free hugs upon request.
Sophie Meszaros – Festival Support
I am a London based film student. I am a confident yet smiley and friendly person, I am always happy to meet new people.
Thomas M Pritchard – Festival Support
Hey Whoever you are! Im Tom, a Writer, Film Maker and Musician based in London but originally from Wales.
Tila Datta – Festival Support
Wanderluster and film school grad, looking to explore the world of production, screenwriting, and casting while living in London
Parmjot Girn – Festival Support
Student studying economics and producing with a thirst for knowledge! It is very possible that I may be a hobbit.
Deanna Turnbull – Festival Support
Sci-Fi/Fantasy film geek, but with a keen interest in all genres. Currently developing a career as a film producer.
James Staunton – Festival Support
Young writer seeking representation. Have currently written a feature comedy as well as a TV drama as part of a Second Light Men
Laura Ion – Festival Support
Regent's University Acting and Global Theatre student working in film in my spare time.
Sangeeta Parekh – Festival Support
Producer. Looking for drama and dark comedy short film scripts. Come find me if you have one!
Jak Wakefield – Festival Support
Basement dweller masquerading as a film boy. Production design, art direction and writing.
Scott "Scottie" Baker – Festival Support
Currently writing a short to film next year which I'm really excited about. My aim's to make sure everyone at LSF knows about it
Zsofia Szemeredy – Festival Support
I am second year film & history student at Queen Mary University of London. I am interested in scriptwriting.
Sidney Malik – Festival Support
Screenwriter, Actor, Historian, Sidney comes from the world of Sports Entertainment and Film.