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
Paolo Ciccarelli – Festival Production
Paolo is heading up the production team and is the LSF PitchFest Manager.
Lucia Landino – Festival Producer
Lucia heads up the office and is the first person to turn to if you need help and support.
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
I am a film producer and actress with a passion for all parts of the industry, especially screenwriting.
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!
Abigail Gao – Festival Support
As an international student from Canada I love studying abroad and meeting new people, sharing mutual love for film and TV!
Anthony Jenkins – Festival Support
Budding screenwriter/graduate trying to gain employment in the media industry involving writing.
Cat Randle – Festival Support
Freelance journalist & scriptwriter, I'm in the Big Idea Marquee in the steam punk hat.
Daisy Wakefield – Festival Support
Happy to help out :-)
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.
Jade Greene – Festival Support
Wannabe TV screenwriter currently in my final year studying Screenwriting & Producing at Regent's University.
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.
Olivia Long – Festival Support
Singer, comedienne and writer. In that order
Sangeeta Parekh – Festival Support
New to the UK. Happy to be here. Interested in development and producing. Lover of character driven stories and cats..
Xandria Horton – Festival Support
Development Assistant / Assistant Script Editor for Eleventh Hour Films. Veteran LSWF volunteer.
Jak Wakefield – Festival Support
Basement dweller masquerading as a film man... Please give generously.
Scott "Scottie" Baker – Festival Support
A newbie this year. I know some of these amazing people when we went out to Los Angeles to volunteer at the GAPF this past June
Zsofia Szemeredy – Festival Support
I am second year film & history student at Queen Mary University of London. I am interested in scriptwriting.
Andrew Southern – Festival Support
Film-maker, novelist, meditator, traveller... connoisseur of life. Looking forward to another festival
Sidney Malik – Festival Support
Screenwriter, Actor, Historian, Sidney comes from the world of Sports Entertainment and Film.
Alex Mandel-Dallal – Festival Support
Where I'm going I need no roads. Life in no particular order.
Dominic Brancaleone – Festival Support
With a BA (Hons) in Arts & Media, a Masters degree in Screenwriting, and a wealth of directing experience.