The London Screenwriters’ Festival features over 150 professional speakers from all corners of the industry. Many have also agreed to intimate Script Chat sessions after their respective events so that you can get face time with them. As guide to the calibre and quantity of our professional speakers, check out our roster from LSF 2013 HERE. For updates, check back soon or join our newsgroup below.
Thank you so much for your inspiration and community spirit. I can’t say enough how energizing and uplifting it is!
Jo Buckman, Producer and Screenwriter
Speakers To Be Added
Thank you for this unforgettable time and life-changing experience. It was magical!
Valeriya Ordinartseva, Screenwriter
Credits include: Wanted, The Fountain, The Fifth Element
Credits include: Prime Suspect
Director, Just Effing Entertain Me Screenwriting Competition
Credits include: The Coffee Break Screenwriter
I came to the LSF thinking that execs and agents were terrifying – now I know they are just lovely people who WANT your script to be great
Elizabeth Crawford, Writer & Actress
Credits include: The Fall, The Runaway
Credits include: Hustle, Life On Mars, Holby Blue
Credits include: The IT Crowd, Red Dwarf
Great sessions, direct contact with industry heavyweights, fellow professionals and newcomers, a great venue, a terrific online network…
Rudolf Kremers, Screenwriter
People who get stuff made
Credits include: Shameless, Life On Mars, Bodies
Credits include: Baseline, Sign Language
Agent and great supporter of emerging talent.
Apocalypto, King Arthur, Ondine, Shanghai Noon and Last Of The Mohicans
From 'Soft Top...' and 'Shooting Fish' to 'Eden Lake' and 'Resistance'
The best run, best organised and best attended writers’ fest I’ve ever seen…
Karen Krizanovich - Presenter, Writer and Journalist
Credits include: Papadopoulos & Sons
Credits include: Brick Lane, This Little Life
Credits include: Shifty, Welcome To The Punch
Credits include: The Journey
LSF was just Brilliant. I’ve already had a follow-up email from one of the executives I pitched to…
KT Parker, Screenwriter
Credits include: Peep Show, Green Wing
The festival has created a grounded, rounded, richly valuable experience for writers like myself
Lee Stone, Writer
People who know stuff
Credits include: Oscars shortlisted Gone Fishing, the Guerilla Handbooks and a bunch of feature films
Wonderful and Fabulous festival… bloody well done!
Barbara Machin, BAFTA and Emmy winning Screenwriter
Credits include: The Film Programme
Credits include: Time Out, Radio 5, Radio 4, Radio 3
I learned a lot, found strength and courage for pitching (and the next steps), met brilliant people and generally had such a laugh throughout!’