Speakers

Friday_17_Pitchfest LIVE_014NEW SPEAKERS TO BE ADDED IN SPRING 2018
The London Screenwriters’ Festival features around 150 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. New speakers are added periodically with the vast majority being confirmed late spring / early summer 2018. Get updates by signing up below.


I would encourage screenwriters living in the States to fly over the Atlantic for the LSF. Make a week of it!

Anthony D Paul, Screenwriter

Anthony D Paul, Screenwriter

Headliners

Pilar Alessandra

Pilar Alessandra – Script Consultant and Educator

Credits include: The Coffee Break Screenwriter

Pilar's students and clients have written for Lost, Prison Break, Nip Tuck, House of Lies, CSI and Family Guy.
Pilar Alessandra

I have learnt so much which I can implement in my own writing. I came away inspired, motivated & loving life!

Caroline Towers, Screenwriter

Caroline Towers, Screenwriter

Screenwriters

Barbara Machin

Barbara Machin – Screenwriter

Credits include: Waking The Dead, The Bill

Barbara Machin is the BAFTA and EMMY award winning screenwriter who created BBC1’s worldwide selling hit series Waking The Dead.
Barbara Machin

You really have managed to pull off the impossible – a festival that is so much fun to attend for delegates and speakers alike

Sascha Hecks, Producer

Sascha Hecks, Producer

People who know stuff

Chris Jones

Chris Jones – Filmmaker and author

Credits include: Oscars shortlisted Gone Fishing, the Guerilla Handbooks and a bunch of feature films

Chris has spent his life making movies, writing books  and helping others make their movies.
Chris Jones

I met a huge number of people who were not only great writers, but great company and I'm looking forward to staying in touch with them.

Billy Steel, Screenwriter

Billy Steel, Screenwriter