Dates and Deadlines

LondonSWF 2021 (September) Update
Due to Covid uncertainty, we will be running a hybrid festival in 2021, with a three-day live event* and online sessions spread over a longer period of time. Things could change rapidly so keep an eye on our updates HERE. In person delegates will require daily flow tests and vaccine status declaration.

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July 2021

  • 2nd July: Legal Clinic Submissions Open – more here.
  • 22nd July: Euroscript ‘Script Surgery 1 Hour Consult’ Applications Open – more here.
  • 23rd July: Actors Table Read submissions Close – more here.
  • 26th July: Advanced Mentoring Script Labs Open – more here.
  • 21st July: Meet The Experts Submissions Open – more here.

August 2021

  • 28th July: Live Script Edit Open – more here.
  • 12th August: Advanced Mentoring Script Labs Close – more here.
  • 13th August: Euroscript ‘Script Surgery 1 Hour Consult’ Applications Close – more here.
  • 17th August: Legal Clinic Submissions Close – more here.
  • 19th August: Euroscript ‘Script Surgery 1 Hour Consult’ Successful Applicants Announced – more here.
  • 20th August: Live Script Edit Closes – more here.
  • 20th August: Actors Table Read Successful Applicants Announced – more here.
  • 10th August: Meet The Experts Submissions Close – more here.
  • 23rd August: Legal Clinic Successful Applicants Announced – more here.
  • 24th August at midday: Meet The Experts Slots for Successful Applicants Goes Live.
  • 25th August: Advanced Mentoring Script Labs Successful Applicants Announced – more here.

September 2021

  • 4th September: PitchFest Booking System Goes Live – more here.
  • 7th to 9th of September, 2021: Festival Week Seminars – more here.
  • 9th September (evening) (Thursday): Festival Opening Party – more here.
  • 11th to 12th of September: The London Screenwriters’ Festival Runs – more here.

All year I mostly get to be someone's mother, someone's partner, someone's friend. At LSF, for three whole days, I get to be me."

Rachel McAdam, Writer

Rachel McAdam, Writer