Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Screenwriters' Festival 2009

Just a quick reminder that the fourth Screenwriters' Festival will be running from Monday 26th October to Thursday 29th October this year.

The full programme has now been announced, and here's a list of just a few of the confirmed guest speakers:
  • Ollie Madden - Vice President of Production, Warner Bros. 
  • Steven Moffat - Lead Writer, Doctor Who
  • James Schamus - CEO Focus Features
  • Christine Langan - Creative Director of BBC Films
  • Simon Beaufoy - Writer of The Full Monty and Slumdog Millionaire
  • Phil Collinson  - Head of Drama, BBC North
  • Kenton Allen - CEO, Big Talk Productions 
  • Tessa Ross - Controller of Film and Drama, Channel 4/Film4 
  • Ben Stephenson - Controller of BBC Drama Commissioning
  • Kate Harwood - Controller of Series and Serials, BBC Drama
  • Armando Iannucci - Writer/Director of The Thick of It and I'm Alan Partridge
  • Ashley Pharoah - Writer of Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes
  • Tony Grisoni - Writer of Channel 4's recent Red Riding adaptations

Tickets are still available for either two or all four days.

1 comment:

  1. Piers will be reporting on the Screenwriters' Festival for this blog - so if you aren't able to make it, you will at least be able to hear about it.


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