1030 Controlling Your Screenwriting Destiny: Producing Your Own Work

Time: 10:30am

with Marcus Markou
moderated by Guy Mannerings

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For almost all of us, the route to getting produced is to produce your own work. In 2024, waiting for someone to offer you a big cheque — well, you might as well rely on a lottery win. But producing yourself… well, that’s a recipe for success.

In this hour overstuffed with advice, Marcus Markou hands over his comprehensive roadmap to navigate from writer to PRODUCED writer.

Discover practical strategies for transforming your screenplay into a visual masterpiece, with a special focus on crafting compelling short films.

Appearing in this session

Guy Mannerings

Guy Mannerings – Moderator

Guy is a moderator for the festival. Guy started in the industry as an actor, before producing, writing, and, more recently, directing.
Guy Mannerings
Marcus Markou

Marcus Markou – Screenwriter & Director

Credits include: Papadopoulos & Sons

DIY filmmaker Marcus wrote, directed, financed, produced and self distributed indie favourite Papadopoulos & Sons.
Marcus Markou