In a landscape awash with police procedurals and other crime dramas, it takes a show creator of distinctive voice and talent to stand out from the crowd. With a career that includes The Tunnel, Unforgotten and Hustle – as well as Netflix romcom The Hook Up Plan, Chris Lang has spent his illustrious career keeping audiences on the edges of their seats and the industry abuzz.
Crime writers, television writers, all writers really will gain a deeper insight into the trials and tribulations of the genre and industry. Come see what happens when grit meets greatness in crime drama.
Appearing in this session
Credits include The Tunnel, Unforgotten, Primeval, Amnesia
Credits include Casualty
Meet a Hollywood legend as we discuss his career, hits, failures and even his unproduced projects. Interviewed by writer/director Stuart Hazeldine, we will explore many of the recurring themes in his work such as justice, courage, humility and extraordinary lives. Get there early, it will be crammed.
“All killer and no filler” tweeted Stephen King of hit Netflix thriller, Fauda, on which Michal Aviram is one of the lead writers. Named Israel’s Best Screenwriter in 2017, Michal will discuss her storied career and being on the cusp of worldwide fame and success.
A masterful script, Hollywood production and the world’s biggest star on both sides of the camera: Braveheart was the perfect storm resulting in ten Oscar nominations and five wins. What was it like facing that whirlwind, bringing the world of William Wallace to life and reviving the story of an all-but-forgotten Scottish hero?
As Director of Drama Commissioning at ITV, Steve November left his mark on stalwarts such as Downton Abbey and Coronation Street, before becoming creative director at Lionsgate. Join us for a deep dive into the career of this prolific television producer.
Emmy-winning television writer, show-runner and crime specialist Barbara Machin has over 200 hours of transmitted television under her belt. In this interview, she will share her unmatched expertise in content creation to advise writers on where to turn next and inspire you to action like no one else can!