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.


Loved every minute, met so many great people, had so many wonderful chats, listened to so many inspiring talks.

Katy Segrove, Screenwriter

Katy Segrove, 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

Thanks for a totally mind blowing week, for making us Talent Campers feel like rock stars and for making me feel like anything is possible!

David Hitchcox, Screenwriter (Talent Campus)

David Hitchcox, Screenwriter (Talent Campus)

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

I can’t thank you enough for setting up LSF. I’ve learned a so much, overcome the fear of pitching and met so many lovely people.

Sophia Elizabeth Tamaro, Screenwriter

Sophia Elizabeth Tamaro, Screenwriter

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

Brilliantly organized, loved the pre event phone call too

Michelle Margherita, Writer, @mishmags

Michelle Margherita, Writer, @mishmags