Sessions 2015

Sessions will be added in late Summer 2015

Over the three days of the London Screenwriters’ Festival we will run over one hundred seminars, workshops and networking events for professional screenwriters. We film most sessions, so if you miss one, or two clash, you’ll be able to catch up later online. For updates about the festival, sign up below.

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

Headline

The 2015 British Screenwriters’ Awards

The 2015 British Screenwriters’ Awards

It’s about time someone put the originators and architects of great storytelling front and centre. And we did in 2014, and are doing it again in 2015, just BIGGER!

A buzz from start to finish, with masses of learning and networking.

Carole Parsons, Screenwriter

Carole Parsons, Screenwriter

Beyond the workshop

Get Listed in the Talent Directory

Get Listed in the Talent Directory

Get yourself listed in the 2015 Talent Directory that is shared with other delegates and execs attending the festival.

Script To Screen

Script To Screen

Read the script, watch the film or TV show, then meet the writers, filmmakers, producers at the festival.

Script Chat

Script Chat

Get intimate face-to-face time in our hugely popular Script Chat roundtable sessions. Ask our speakers the questions you want answered.

Advanced Mentoring at the Script Labs

Advanced Mentoring at the Script Labs

Get one on one tuition and coaching from our experts in these intensive three hour sessions. Only six writers are selected for each lab.

Get Your Script Performed

Get Your Script Performed

Have scenes from your script read, performed and workshopped by professional actors and directors.

We will read your script: The Script Surgery

We will read your script: The Script Surgery

Need a professional to read your screenplay? Get one-on-one feedback on your script with Euroscript.

Hearing your words like they might be on screen one day is incredible; combined with instant feedback on how the actors liked the layout and used the script direction.

Jeremy Caine, Screenwriter

Jeremy Caine, Screenwriter

Great British PitchFest

Pitch at the Great British Pitchfest

Pitch at the Great British Pitchfest

This is your big moment… Pitch your killer project to professional producers and top agents. Past sessions have resulted in options AND representation!

The Pitch Factor

The Pitch Factor

Have you got the Pitch Factor? Live from the London Screenwriters Festival, the Pitch Factor returns with CASH prizes and our very own Simon, Cheryl, Louis and ridiculously Scary!

The Elevator Pitch

The Elevator Pitch

Are you good enough to exit the elevator with the million dollar business card before the doors slide shut?

The LSF is one of the best festivals that I have ever attended. There was great talent there… and I hope to find a client or so!!

Brandy Rivers, Gersh Agency, Hollywood

Brandy Rivers, Gersh Agency, Hollywood

Script To Screen

Writing the Paranormal Truth:  The Enfield Haunting

Writing the Paranormal Truth: The Enfield Haunting

In-depth case study of the The Enfield Haunting, Sky Living’s new 3 part dramatisation of one of the most terrifying and well documented cases of Poltergeist activity in history.

LSF was just Brilliant. I’ve already had a follow-up email from one of the executives I pitched to…

KT Parker, Screenwriter

KT Parker, Screenwriter

Practical help

PitchFest Bootcamp with Bob

PitchFest Bootcamp with Bob

Great American Pitchfest Guru Bob Schultz will start every day with a short 30 minute PitchFest bootcamp to get you ready for your pitch!

What will actually happen to your finished script? Live script edit

What will actually happen to your finished script? Live script edit

Live and dynamic script redraft, edit, slash and burn… Only for the bravest of writers!  

PitchFest is a great opportunity to meet talented writers with innovative scripts

Jade Alexander, Devilishly Handsome Productions

Jade Alexander, Devilishly Handsome Productions

Film and television

Creating rich and believable worlds your audiences won't want to leave.

Creating rich and believable worlds your audiences won't want to leave.

This session will inspire writers to create rich, fictional worlds that draw in audiences, and provide practical tools to build a world from the ground up.

Getting under the skin and into the mind of your characters

Getting under the skin and into the mind of your characters

A screenwriters’ guide to developing memorable protagonists using the latest psychological techniques.

The best run, best organised and best attended writers’ fest I’ve ever seen…

Karen Krizanovich - Presenter, Writer and Journalist

Karen Krizanovich - Presenter, Writer and Journalist

Talent fast-track

Meet The Experts

Meet The Experts

A panel of leading film industry professionals provide confidential one-on-one advice to move your project onto the next stage.

Get legal advice in our legal clinic at the festival

Get legal advice in our legal clinic at the festival

We all have concerns about our screenplays and career, but often can’t afford a specialist lawyer. At the festival you can get that face time you need, with a media lawyer.

This festival helped create some amazing friendships that I already know will last a lifetime

Clara Emanuel, Writer & Actor

Clara Emanuel, Writer & Actor

Script Labs

Script Lab 1:  Creating fantastical universes and characters for features with Nicole Perlman

Script Lab 1:  Creating fantastical universes and characters for features with Nicole Perlman

Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain Marvel co-writer Nicole Perlman heads up this terrific advanced mentoring LAB for writers who want to take their fantastical scripts to the next level.  

I cannot tell you how invaluable the Actors Table Read was for me – and from feedback I’ve heard other writers too

Sylvia-Anne Parker, Screenwriter

Sylvia-Anne Parker, Screenwriter

Open and Close

Festival Opening

Festival Opening

Get fully prepped to get the most from the festival in this kick ass opening that will frame your three day roller coaster. NOT TO BE MISSED!

Festival Close

Festival Close

NOTE THIS SESSION BEGINS AT 6.15pm SHARP AND IS JUST 15 MINS LONG. Join the team for the FABULOUS close of the festival and our promise for 2015.

Stop thinking, just buy your ticket. Now! Seriously, you will not regret it

Andrew Fleming, Screenwriter

Andrew Fleming, Screenwriter

Social Connection

Networking Drinks In The Bar

Networking Drinks In The Bar

Don’t be shy – grab a beer and break out those business cards!

The LSF and PitchFest is a great opportunity for an agent to find new voices and writers

Sam Greenwood, Agent , Curtis Brown

Sam Greenwood, Agent , Curtis Brown

To be revealed before LSF'15

Final Draft Marquee Friday 10:30am

Final Draft Marquee Friday 10:30am

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Final Draft Marquee Friday 2pm

Final Draft Marquee Friday 2pm

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Final Draft Marquee Friday 3:30pm

Final Draft Marquee Friday 3:30pm

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Final Draft Marquee Friday 5pm

Final Draft Marquee Friday 5pm

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Final Draft Marquee Friday 6:30pm

Final Draft Marquee Friday 6:30pm

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Final Draft Marquee Friday 9:00am

Final Draft Marquee Friday 9:00am

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Final Draft Marquee One Saturday 9am

Final Draft Marquee One Saturday 9am

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Final Draft Marquee Saturday 10:30am

Final Draft Marquee Saturday 10:30am

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Final Draft Marquee Saturday 2pm

Final Draft Marquee Saturday 2pm

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Final Draft Marquee Saturday 3:30pm

Final Draft Marquee Saturday 3:30pm

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Final Draft Marquee Saturday 5:00pm

Final Draft Marquee Saturday 5:00pm

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Final Draft Marquee Saturday 6:30pm

Final Draft Marquee Saturday 6:30pm

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Final Draft Marquee Sunday 10:30am

Final Draft Marquee Sunday 10:30am

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Final Draft Marquee Sunday 2pm

Final Draft Marquee Sunday 2pm

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Final Draft Marquee Sunday 3:30pm

Final Draft Marquee Sunday 3:30pm

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Final Draft Marquee Sunday 5pm

Final Draft Marquee Sunday 5pm

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Final Draft Marquee Sunday 9am

Final Draft Marquee Sunday 9am

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Genius Tent Friday 10:30am

Genius Tent Friday 10:30am

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Genius Tent Friday 2:00pm

Genius Tent Friday 2:00pm

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Genius Tent Friday 3:30pm

Genius Tent Friday 3:30pm

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Genius Tent Friday 5pm

Genius Tent Friday 5pm

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Genius Tent Friday 6:30pm

Genius Tent Friday 6:30pm

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Genius Tent Friday 9am

Genius Tent Friday 9am

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Genius Tent Saturday 10:30am

Genius Tent Saturday 10:30am

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Genius Tent Saturday 2pm

Genius Tent Saturday 2pm

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Genius Tent Saturday 3:30pm

Genius Tent Saturday 3:30pm

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Genius Tent Saturday 5pm

Genius Tent Saturday 5pm

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Genius Tent Saturday 6:30pm

Genius Tent Saturday 6:30pm

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Genius Tent Saturday 9am

Genius Tent Saturday 9am

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Genius Tent Sunday 10:30am

Genius Tent Sunday 10:30am

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Genius Tent Sunday 2pm

Genius Tent Sunday 2pm

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Genius Tent Sunday 3:30pm

Genius Tent Sunday 3:30pm

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Genius Tent Sunday 5pm

Genius Tent Sunday 5pm

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Genius Tent Sunday 9am

Genius Tent Sunday 9am

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Tuke Cinema Friday 2:00pm

Tuke Cinema Friday 2:00pm

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Tuke Cinema Friday 3:30pm

Tuke Cinema Friday 3:30pm

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Tuke Cinema Friday 5pm

Tuke Cinema Friday 5pm

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Tuke Cinema Friday 6:30pm

Tuke Cinema Friday 6:30pm

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Tuke Cinema Saturday 10:30am

Tuke Cinema Saturday 10:30am

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Tuke Cinema Saturday 2pm

Tuke Cinema Saturday 2pm

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Tuke Cinema Saturday 3:30pm

Tuke Cinema Saturday 3:30pm

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Tuke Cinema Saturday 5pm

Tuke Cinema Saturday 5pm

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Tuke Cinema Saturday 6:30pm

Tuke Cinema Saturday 6:30pm

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Tuke Cinema Saturday 9am

Tuke Cinema Saturday 9am

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Tuke Cinema Sunday 10:30am

Tuke Cinema Sunday 10:30am

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Tuke Cinema Sunday 2pm

Tuke Cinema Sunday 2pm

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Tuke Cinema Sunday 3:30pm

Tuke Cinema Sunday 3:30pm

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Tuke Cinema Sunday 5pm

Tuke Cinema Sunday 5pm

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Tuke Cinema Sunday 9am

Tuke Cinema Sunday 9am

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Tuke Hall Friday 10:30am

Tuke Hall Friday 10:30am

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Tuke Hall Friday 2pm

Tuke Hall Friday 2pm

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Tuke Hall Friday 3:30pm

Tuke Hall Friday 3:30pm

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Tuke Hall Friday 5pm

Tuke Hall Friday 5pm

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Tuke Hall Friday 6:30pm

Tuke Hall Friday 6:30pm

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Tuke Hall Saturday 10:30am

Tuke Hall Saturday 10:30am

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Tuke Hall Saturday 2pm

Tuke Hall Saturday 2pm

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Tuke Hall Saturday 3:30pm

Tuke Hall Saturday 3:30pm

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Tuke Hall Saturday 5pm

Tuke Hall Saturday 5pm

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Tuke Hall Saturday 6:30pm

Tuke Hall Saturday 6:30pm

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Tuke Hall Saturday 9am

Tuke Hall Saturday 9am

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Tuke Hall Sunday 10:30am

Tuke Hall Sunday 10:30am

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Tuke Hall Sunday 2pm

Tuke Hall Sunday 2pm

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Tuke Hall Sunday 3:30pm

Tuke Hall Sunday 3:30pm

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Tuke Hall Sunday 5pm

Tuke Hall Sunday 5pm

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Tuke Hall Sunday 9am

Tuke Hall Sunday 9am

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I went away with so much helpful and insightful notes that I was immediately able to apply to my scripts

Lou Panteli, Writer

Lou Panteli, Writer

In conversation

One of the best hours of my life – the Actors Table Read at LSF

Terry Comer, Screenwriter

Terry Comer, Screenwriter