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A Night with Screenwriter Rob Sprackling guest post by Barry Johns

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend a talk at The Chiswick Calendar’s Media Club by Rob Sprackling, writer of Gnomeo and Juliet, Mike Bassett: England Manager, and the eagerly awaited The Queen’s Corgi. Add to that the fact … MORE

The art of anxiety by Tracey Flynn… aka how to face the blank page

I love my job.  I’m a semi-abstract expressionist artist. That means that I create paintings and illustrations that don’t look like reality, but you can kind of tell what it is. I love to create a painting for someone that … MORE

The Middle: Mastering the Midpoint with Philip Hughes and Ted Wilkes #LondonSWF

Regent’s University, has been the longtime venue of the London Screenwriters’ Festival and it’s picturesque landscape and comfortable facilities are a great place to come together to talk about story. The university is now the third ranking uni for media … MORE

Scott Myers: How to Use Theme to Enrich Your Story #LondonSWF

  Nebulous, often misunderstood, everyone thinks it’s important and yet many describe it differently. Screenwriter, Producer and Educator Scott Myers joined us at the London Screenwriters Festival this year to help us delve into the mysteries of theme and how … MORE

Talent Campus 5.0 Applications Close This Friday!

Talent Campus is the advanced programme that we run for Screenwriters who want to rapidly advance their career. You can read about it here… https://www.londonscreenwritersfestival.com/whats-on/sessions/the-screenwriters-talent-campus And make your application here… https://lsf.formstack.com/forms/talent_campus_application It’s an intensive experience that will challenge you, your … MORE

My experience of winning The LSF Alien Competition… In the 15 ‘Save-The-Cat’ Beats. By Kendall Castor-Perry

Opening Image: Ping… and something unspeakably alien drips from the savage grin of the xenomorph in the leading image… This is surely going to be an interesting email…. Theme Stated: You – yes, you – can: >> Write and have … MORE

Prime Time: In Conversation With Tony Jordan #LondonSWF

Prime time legend Tony Jordan, joined producer Nik Powell and the London Screenwriters’ Festival delegates once again this year, to discuss the writing style that led him to a long and successful career in television. Both frank and entertaining, the … MORE

The Beginning: Using the First Ten Pages to Hook the Reader with Joey Tuccio #LondonSWF

In the competitive world of screenwriting, where there are more screenplays being put out there than there are people to read them, the first ten pages of a script become not only an essential way to get a reader interested … MORE

Talent Campus 5.0 from LondonSWF Updates…

We now have much more detail on Talent Campus Five, with dates and deadlines. Please do apply if you think it’s a good fit for you, and we hope to announce industry support for it very soon. Hoops to jump … MORE

My FIRST London Screenwriters’ Festival… What was it REALLY like? By Emma Pullar

Firstly, if you haven’t booked for LSF2020, you should do it now, here’s the link http://bit.ly/2D7Yp8d Why are you still here? Please book your ticket, you have twenty seconds to comply … You now have fifteen seconds to comply! Wondering … MORE