Monday, October 08, 2007

Meet The Agents 2

The Writers’ Guild presents the second in its series of Meet the Agents events which will be held on Monday 29th October at the Writers’ Guild Centre 17 Britannia Street, London WC1 X 9JN - nearest tube: King’s Cross.

The main event will commence at 7:30pm with a discussion and Q & A where the panellists will talk about everything from how to get an agent to what their agencies can offer to clients. The evening will end with a networking session from 8:15 to 9pm.

The panellists will include:

Chris Calitz from Creative Media Management

Creative Media Management was formed in July 1999 by Jacqui Fincham to represent a select group of writers, directors and technicians in Film and Television. They are a boutique agency interested in building a list of new writers.

Lucy Fawcett from Sheil Land Associates Ltd

Sheil Land Associates Ltd welcomes approaches from new clients either to start or to develop their careers. They handle full-length general, commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction as well as theatre, film, radio and TV scripts.

Nick Turner from Linda Seifert Management

Linda Seifert Management is an international management company representing writers, directors and producers for film and television. The creative team work with their clients to secure development and packaging of their projects with access to international finance and co-production. Linda Seifert Management currently has a client base ranging from the highly established to the next generation of emerging talent.

Simon Williamson from the Jill Foster Ltd

Jill Foster Ltd deals with theatre, films, TV and sound broadcasting. They are particularly interested in film and TV comedy and drama but do not deal with novels or short stories. The agency was founded in 1978.

All the agents have kindly agreed to have one on one meetings with participants of this event. There are 20 places available for five minute sessions with an agent from 7:00pm - 7:20pm. The meetings are only open to members of the Writers' Guild and will be allotted on a first come first come basis, early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. If you are interested in this opportunity then please list the agent that you would like to meet with in order of preference when you book. Please note we cannot guarantee that you will be given your first choice.

To book for this event, please post a cheque to: Meet the Agents 2, Writers’ Guild, 15-17, Britannia Street, London WC1 X 9JN. Please make the cheque payable to: “Writers’ Guild of Great Britain”. Tickets cost £5 for Guild members and £7.50 for non members.

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