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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

Major Website Overhaul Begins….

To reflect our plans for the hybrid 2021 London Screenwriters Festival, we are undertaking a major website overhaul that will go incrementally live over the next week or so. We plan this to be completed around May 13th, so be … MORE

Message to attendees of London Screenwriters’ Festival 10

IMPORTANT… Please read, this is about your ticket to LondonSWF’10 (The Tenth London Screenwriters’ Festival on stage in London). Hello and welcome again from the London Screenwriters Festival Team, and me, Chris Jones. The last time I wrote to all … MORE

The London Screenwriters’ Festival to receive £42,015 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

The London Screenwriters’ Festival is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund  This award ensures that the festival will not just survive beyond the pandemic, but will … MORE

Session at LSF365 inspires real life regional feature filmmaking

On the 31st of May last year, during the London Screenwriters Festival 365, I had the pleasure of watching Clive Frayne’s DIY Script Doctor session and subsequent script chat. I found that Clive’s thoughts about regional filmmaking chimed very close … MORE

Writing The Perfect Nemesis: New course £37 Online, with Bob Schultz

Quick heads up, we have a new one day masterclass launching on March the 6th, online and £37 to attend live and to get access online for one year. We had planned this as two days, but have now refined … MORE

It’s Been a Strange Year, or: How I Learned to Stop Rolling Over and Love 2020 by Vera Mark

A crazy, sometimes bitterly challenging year draws to a close. 2021 will show what we’re made of, individually and together. I for one intend to make it a good year, but perhaps with a changed notion of what is ‘good’. … MORE

What does it take to be a Solo Santa?

The answer is that you need an amazing team behind you, and an extremely supportive family! I was asked if I could join a zoom call with Chris Jones and Bob Schultz from the LSF in the second week in … MORE

Join Santa tonight at 7:00pm GMT for a special LIVE bedtime story…

One story EVERY night leading to Christmas, 7:00pm GMT and on-demand the day after HERE! Join Santa on a magical, imaginative Christmas adventure and discover the world’s smallest giant, a planet of colourless aliens, snowed in tooth fairies, a lonely … MORE

A Tale of Writing Tips Gleaned From Reading Over 200 Short Stories For Santa

By Savannah Morgan, Resident LSF Elf on the Zoom Shelf ‘Twas the night of the deadline. Submissions were closed. There were poems, and fart jokes, And Rudolph’s red nose. There were elves who were furloughed, And even Saint Nick! Five … MORE