Announcements and Updates

As we come out of our Covid Hibernation, I will post updates on this page (dated) as to our plans moving forward, with the most recent updates at the top.

Chris Jones
London Screenwriters Festival Founder

Slots Going Live… Please Read This Whole Post If You Are A Ticket Holder

The London Screenwriters’ Festival 2021 is almost here. It’s time to book your registration slot if you plan to attend the festival in person in London. Please read this whole email carefully, and yes you may get it more than … MORE

Second Round… Congratulations to the successful screenwriters selected for Labs 4-9

Congratulations to the successful screenwriters selected for Labs 4 – 9. All submissions are now closed, except for our brand new script report offer … Check your inbox for links. OK standing ovation please ! LAB 4 — Post-option script development … MORE

First Round… Congratulations to the successful screenwriters selected for Labs, Meet The Experts and Legal Clinics

Congratulations to the successful screenwriters selected for Labs, Meet The Experts and Legal Clinics. We have rolling submissions this year as these events are spread out online, so if you are a delegate you can still apply… Check your inbox … MORE

What did you miss at the first LondonSWF Lab?

Last night was the first online Lab at the London Screenwriters Festival. There are still another eight to go – if you have a pass for the festival you can apply for the labs, more on them HERE. And here’s … MORE

Upcoming Key Dates and Deadlines

Buckle up buttercup! INCOMING! So we have a LOT going on between August 4th and October 10th. We have a number of exciting activities running up to the on-stage part of the festival September 10-12th, and in-between that and the … MORE

NOW CLOSED: Help A Delegate and Buy a LondonSWF Ticket at a Discounted Rate

THIS IS NOW CLOSED We are launching a marketplace where delegates can sell and buy tickets from each other. This is to help out delegates who are choosing not to attend and need to sell their pass. These are full … MORE

A Quick Look at the Comments on the Survey

So we have a LOT of data from our survey, thank you for sharing with us. We noticed there were some recurring questions and comments in the survey, and so thought it might be worthwhile addressing the top-3 ahead of … MORE

LondonSWF 2021 Important Update…

PLEASE READ THIS MESSAGE FULLY. NOTE… We are sending mails from several servers to ensure everyone gets this message, so you may get it more than once. This is the first of many regular emails you will be getting from … MORE

SCRIPT CALL … Do you have a genre script?

SCRIPT CALL SUBMISSION LINK: Do you have a genre script, under 100 pages, suited to low budget production? Next year I am planning to make a low budget feature film and I am inviting submissions. It’s time to get … MORE

The Shape Of LondonSWF’10 in September, both onstage in London and online

We are planning the London Screenwriters’ Festival 10 now and we will be running with a hybrid model this year. Part in person (and filmed) and part online. We will run partly on stage in London (dates and venue are … MORE