Patrons of the London Screenwriters’ Festival
Our patrons don’t just lend their name to the festival, they actively connect us with industry at a very high level.
And like you and us, they are also fans of great screenwriting and are committed to a vibrant, diverse and successful industry.
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Credits include: Prime Suspect, Cracker, Queer As Folk
Gub is an award-winning producer who has headed up the Drama departments at both Channel 4 and Granada.
Credits include: Waking The Dead, The Bill
Barbara Machin is the BAFTA and EMMY award winning screenwriter who created BBC1’s worldwide selling hit series Waking The Dead.
Credits include: The Crying Game, Mona Lisa
Virgin co-founder turned Producer, Nik is the man behind some of the most successful and acclaimed British films of all time.
Credits include: How I Met Your Mother, Friends
Karol has been Lynda La Plante's script and copy editor for the past 3 years and has Edited and Supervised many prime-time TV shows and films.
Credits include: Wanted, The Fountain, The Fifth Element
Iain is an established and award winning international film producer with a credit list as long as your arm!
Agent and great supporter of emerging talent.
Julian has years of experience as a literary agent and was the founder of ScriptWriter magazine.
Credits include: Wolf Hall, Shameless, Life On Mars
John Yorke is Managing Director of Angel Station where he works as a drama producer, consultant and lecturer on all forms of storytelling.