Chris Jones

LSF Director & Founder, Filmmaker, Author

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Most recently Chris directed Splinter Unit on Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning, and was Exec Producer on the AppleTV+ show ‘The Enfield Poltergeist’. He will be rejoining the MI team over the Summer for MI:8.

His other major projects include action thriller The Runner, serial killer thriller White Angel and paranormal horror Urban Ghost Story. He also co-created and authored The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook series, of which there are currently seven editions!

In 2009, Chris made the multi-award-winning and Oscar®-shortlisted Gone Fishing.

Chris is also the director of the London Screenwriters’ Festival and mutliple other screenwriting and filmmaking festivals, events and workshops. He founded TEDxEaling and has acted as exec on many other films. He also setup Create50 that has since made two feature films, and published four books, all by new entrants to the industry. Most successful has been the Twisted50 series.

 

Check out his blog at www.ChrisJonesBlog.com.

More information

Chris Jones is appearing at the following sessions:

0900 Festival Opening with Chris Jones

0900 Festival Opening with Chris Jones

Welcome Back! It’s time to kick off the LIVE and IN PERSON part of the London Screenwriters’ Festival in style.

1430 Online Festival Opening

1430 Online Festival Opening

Join the online LondonSWF opening event and get primed to have the most outstanding weekend as well as knockout main festival in April. Find out EXACTLY what is happening, when and where and how best to use this unique opportunity.              

1430 Welcome To Day 2!

1430 Welcome To Day 2!

Late-breaking LSF news, answers to any questions you guys asked from the day before and a pound’s worth of free advice. Let’s have some fun together talking about the things that unite us: Stories, movies, TV, and commitment to the dream.              

1500 Networking - How To Build A Career By Making Friends

1500 Networking - How To Build A Career By Making Friends

How do you build that network of valuable contacts? How do you BECOME a valuable contact? Perhaps the most important skill to becoming a screenwriter, and you can learn about it here.              

1630 Festival Close with Chris Jones... Get Set For Success in 2024!

1630 Festival Close with Chris Jones... Get Set For Success in 2024!

Join us for the electrifying conclusion to LondonSWF’24. Plan your next screenwriting year AND prep for success.              

1700 - Dirk Maggs Produces YOUR Audio drama

1700 - Dirk Maggs Produces YOUR Audio drama

DON’T PANIC! Creating Audio Recordings of genre drama opens up a limitless universe. Join Dirk as we perform, record, produce and premiere a new story written by an LSF delegate. 

1900 Online Festival Close

1900 Online Festival Close

Join the team for the FABULOUS close of the online festival and our promise for the main event in just four weeks time!          

LondonSWF Close

LondonSWF Close

Join the team for the FABULOUS close of the festival and our promise for the next year ahead.

Talent Campus Day One

Talent Campus Day One

Talent Campus Day One

Talent Campus Day Three

Talent Campus Day Three

Talent Campus Day Three

Talent Campus Day Two

Talent Campus Day Two

Talent Campus Day Two