NEW SPEAKERS TO BE ADDED IN SUMMER 2016
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 2016. Get updates by signing up below.
I came out of the LSF with a clear plan what I need to do next, greater confidence about my work and amazing new contacts and friends
Tina Steffan, Screenwriter, Germany
Credits include: Fight Club, Jumper
If I hadn’t come to the festival I wouldn’t have improved as a writer, got an agent, and now I have a meeting at Hollyoaks about writing the show!
Hayley November, Screenwriter
Kate’s session on storytelling at past festivals is the stuff of legend. Do NOT miss her!
Credits include: The Crying Game, Mona Lisa
Credits include: The Coffee Break Screenwriter
The value of being an LSF sponsor greatly exceeded our expectations and we look forward to coming back in the years to come
Gordy Hoffman, CEO Bluecat
Credits include: Waking The Dead, The Bill
Credits include: Spitting Image, Alas Smith And Jones, Rory Bremner, Magic Roundabout
Credits include: Eddie's Dead, Robot Overlords
Credits include: Being Human, The Game, Torchwood
The LSF is unparalleled in terms of opportunity to network, pitch, learn and propel your career forwards.’
Stephan Burn, Writer
People who get stuff made
Credits include: Eastenders, Holby City
Credits include: Eden Lake, Waking Ned, Shooting Fish, Resistance
Apocalypto, King Arthur, Ondine, Shanghai Noon and Last Of The Mohicans
Credits include: Grandpa In My Pocket
Agent and great supporter of emerging talent.
Credits include: Baseline, Sign Language
Credits include: The King's Speech, Kajaki. The True Story
Credits include: Pet Squad, Bear Behaving Badly, Teletubbies
Credits include: The Enfield Haunting, Glue
Credits include: Wolf Hall, Shameless, Life On Mars
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
Credits include: Swinging With The Finkels, Foster, Maria Mundi and the Midas Box
Credits include: The Killing, The Enfield Haunting
I went away with so much helpful and insightful notes that I was immediately able to apply to my scripts
Lou Panteli, Writer
People who know stuff
Credits include: How I Met Your Mother, Friends
Credits include: Filth, Leave To Remain
I got so fired up and enthused all I wanted to do was go away and write.
Lorren Boniface, Screenwriter
Credits include: The Film Programme
Broadcasting credits: BBC 5 Live, Sky News, CNN
I’m deeply grateful to LSF for the opportunity to have a legal expert examine my query in such a thoughtful and thorough manner.