Tag Archives | London Screenwriters Festival

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Making ‘The Fall’ #LondonSWF

Moderated by crimewriting Goddess Barbara Machin of ‘Waking the Dead’ fame, writer/creator of ‘The Fall’ Allan Cubitt and his award winning producer Gub Neal came along to speak to us about the cutting edge of crime drama, and how to keep fresh a genre which can become over familiar. Firstly came the idea that genre […]

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Luke Ryan: Scriptchat #LondonSWF

One of my favourite parts of the London Screenwriters’ Festival is the Scriptchat section where, after selected sessions, there is an opportunity to go sit round a table with a speaker and chat further with them in an informal setting. More than anything else at the festival, this reinforces the feeling of screenwriters as a […]

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And So It Begins… #LondonSWF

Hi, I’m Leilani and as usual I’ll be hijacking Chris Jones’ blog for the duration of the London Screenwriters’ Festival as well as live tweeting seminars on twitter via the #LondonSWF hashtag so that Chris can get on with the running of the festival including his own seminars. I’ll try to bring you an insight […]

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What is happening now is less interesting than what may happen next

On Film-making: An Introduction to the Craft of the Director by Alexander Mackendrick, edited by Paul Cronin, is an extraordinary collection of notes and essays from film maker, writer and film teacher, Alexander Mackendrick. Responsible for three of Ealing Studios’ most loved films, Whisky Galore!, The Man In The White Suit and The Ladykillers, Mackendrick […]

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Being Prepared

From guest blogger Leilani Holmes at the London Screenwriters Festival 2010 So, never quite having lost my Girl Guide's principle of 'Be Prepared' I've spent this evening sorting out my laptop ready to blog efficiently from the London Screenwriters Festival tomorrow and throughout the weekend, I've been going over the new schedule to make sure I've got […]

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