Blog

Congratulations to the writers who have been selected for the Actors Table Read at LondonSWF

Drum roll please for the talented writers whose screenplays will be brought to life by actors and a director at LondonSWF… Our team will be in touch soon with updates about when your ATR will take place. So… in no … MORE

LondonSWF – 1,000 screenwriters, filmmakers, execs, producers… It’s time to ignite!

LondonSWF’17 is almost here. It’s time to commit and buckle into the rocket that is the three day Screenwriters Festival in London from September 14th to 17th. If you are reading this, then likely you are thinking about coming or … MORE

Will Netflix be the Phoenix arising form the ashes of Theatrical Distribution?

By Bob Schultz AMC, the world’s largest theater chain, is in the midst of a financial freefall, with it’s stock prices dropping 26% in one day last week. Is this the beginning of the end for traditional theatrical exhibition on … MORE

Our ten day Professional Development and screenwriting programme deadline extended to midnight tonight (Monday 14th Aug)

If you want to know what the Talent Campus 3.0: Total Immersion was like for one screenwriter last year (who has since had a play produced), watch the two minute video below. This will be an outstanding programme and I … MORE

Meet The Experts opens for submissions

Get a full half hour with seasoned film producers, distributors and executives! As an LSF delegate you can apply now via the Submissions, Booking and Information Page. More about Meet The Experts HERE. David Nicholas Wilkinson has run Meet The … MORE

What I Got From The Talent Campus… Rachel Paterson

“It would be difficult to overstate how The Talent Campus and the London Screenwriters’ Festival have been instrumental in my successes this year – in terms of craft, developing a tolerance for writing under pressure, and in making contacts. I … MORE

One killer tip to make you unforgettable in any pitch or casual industry meeting (and in a good way).

This is just one tip I picked up from Bob Schultz when I was on his one day masterclass on pitching. When you meet anyone powerful, and you have any kind of meaningful exchange, setup a Google Alert in their … MORE

How Christopher Vogler opened my eyes by Dorothée Kuepers

What sets Christopher Vogler apart from other screenwriting practitioners and ‘gurus’ is his approach. I have had the privilege of attending a masterclass by Christopher Vogler at a film festival in 2013. Having studied his book, The Writer’s Journey for … MORE

Get £££ off upcoming events… Early Bird Deals Close Sunday

A quick heads up that several of our events have early bird discounts ending this coming Sunday night… Breaking Into Script Reading, with Lucy V Hay (Feb 3rd and 4th ’18) GET £50 off – normally £139, now £89 till … MORE

We Have A Smartphone App!

All delegates can now download the LondonSWF 2017 Smartphone App. This will be updated continually in the run up to the festival and has some really useful features. If you have bought a ticket you will be sent an invite … MORE