NEW SPEAKERS TO BE ADDED IN THE SUMMER
The London Screenwriters’ Festival features professional speakers from all aspects of the film and television business. Many have also agreed to intimate Script Chat sessions after their respective events so that you can get face time with them.
The PitchFest is a fantastic opportunity for screenwriters to meet producers and companies that might lead to long-running relationships
Rob Watson, Producer, Poisson Rouge Pictures
Credits include: Guardians of the Galaxy
Kate’s session on storytelling at past festivals is the stuff of legend. Do NOT miss her!
Author: Just Effing Entertain Me: A Screenwriter's Atlas
Credits include: The Crying Game, Mona Lisa
Credits include: The Coffee Break Screenwriter
What a fantastic event. I talked loads, pitched loads, and learned loads.
Sinéad Fagan, Screenwriter
Credits include: Spitting Image, Alas Smith And Jones, Rory Bremner, Magic Roundabout
You have transformed the very idea of a Screenwriters Conference into an event FOR and BY writers… I suspect you are also transforming the industry as you go
Tanya Lees, Screenwriter, Holdfastfilms
People who get stuff made
Credits include: Eastenders, Holby City
Credits include: Waking The Dead, Medics
Agent and great supporter of emerging talent.
Credits include: Baseline, Sign Language
Credits include: Shameless, Life On Mars, Bodies
It’s an incredible festival and I’m really fortunate to have been a part of it
Luke Ryan, Producer 'The Cabin In Ther Woods'
Credits include: Swinging With The Finkels, Foster, Maria Mundi and the Midas Box
Credits include: Papadopoulos & Sons
I had high expeditions of the festival and they were totally exceeded. I met great people and learnt a wealth of information. It was brilliant.
Ndidi Spencer, Screenwriter and Director
People who know stuff
Credits include: Oscars shortlisted Gone Fishing, the Guerilla Handbooks and a bunch of feature films
Credits: Prime Suspect, Waking The Dead
Credits include: How I Met Your Mother, Friends
Credits include: Getting It Write: An Insider's Guide To A Screenwriting Career
Credits include: Filth, Leave To Remain
45 seconds in an elevator, pitching to Joel Schumacher was a dream come true.
Kerry-Ann Calleja McGregor, Screenwriter
Credits include: Great American Pitchfest
Credits include: The Film Programme
Broadcasting credits: BBC 5 Live, Sky News, CNN
Hearing what was in my head come alive in front of me left me inspired.