The Greatest Online Roster of Screenwriting Speakers EVER
Speakers are joining the LSF lineup daily! Due to the current global situation and technology, we cannot guarantee every speaker scheduled will have a session. But hot damn, we will move heaven and earth to make it so!
Christopher Vogler – Hero's Journey Story Consultant
Credits include: The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Storytellers
Story consultant to the biggest names in Hollywood.
Robert McKee - Author, Educator, Consultant
Credits include: 'Story' and 'Dialogue'
Robert McKee is THE most sought-after screenwriting teacher in the world.
Mark Gatiss – Screenwriter, Producer, Actor
Credits include Sherlock, Doctor Who, Dracula
Mark is co-creator/writer of Sherlock and Dracula and has had a long and varied career on many critically acclaimed shows, both on and off
Steven Moffat – Screenwriter, Executive Producer
Credits include Dracula, Doctor Who, Sherlock
Steven was lead writer and executive producer of Doctor Who as well as being co-creator, writer and executive producer of both Sherlock and Dracula.
Sue Vertue – Producer & Board Director | Hartswood Films
Credits include Dracula, Sherlock, Mr Bean
Sue was the series producer for the multi-award-winning hit drama Sherlock and recently executive producer on the acclaimed miniseries Dracula.
Michael Arndt - Screenwriter
Little Miss Sunshine, Toy Story 3, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The first screenwriter ever to be nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (Little Miss Sunshine) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Toy Story 3) for his first two screenplays.
Frank Spotnitz – Screenwriter and Producer
Credits include: The X Files, Hunted, Millennium
Frank Spotnitz is an award-winning writer and producer best known for his work on The X-Files.
David S. Goyer - Screenwriter
Man Of Steel, The Dark Knight, Blade, Constantine, Dark City
The mind behind modern incarnations of Superman, Batman, and other epic heroes.
Scott Beck & Bryan Woods – Screenwriters
A Quiet Place, Haunt, A Quiet Place Part II
The creators of "A Quiet Place"
Iain Smith - Producer
Wanted, The Fountain, The Fifth Element, Mad Max Fury Road
Iain is an established and award winning international film producer with a credit list as long as your arm!
MJ Bassett – Screenwriter & Director
Credits include: Strike Back, Ash vs Evil Dead
MJ Bassett is a feature film and television writer/director.
David Reynolds - Screenwriter
Finding Nemo, Toy Story 2 & 3 and The Emperor's New Groove
Dave began his writing career in 1993 as one of the original writers on NBC’s, Late Night With Conan O’Brien.
Ande Parks - Writer, Comic Book Artist
Comic books: Daredevil, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, Ciudad. Movies: Extraction
Writer of Netflix's EXTRACTION following 30 years in comic books
Joey Tuccio - CEO Roadmap Writers
Roadmap Writers aims to bridge the gap between fresh, talented voices and the industry execs who can make things happen.
Linda Aronson - Practitioner, Screenwriter
Author of: The 21st-Century Screenplay
Linda Aronson returns to dazzle LSF delegates with her game changing explanations of how to construct non-linear and multiple storyline films.
Pilar Alessandra - Script Consultant, Educator
Author of The Coffee Break Screenwriter
Pilar's students and clients have written for Lost, Prison Break, Nip Tuck, House of Lies, CSI and Family Guy.
Scott Myers - Screenwriter, Producer, Educator
K-9 with Jim Belushi, Trojan War with Jennifer Love Hewitt
Scott is head honcho and scribe at Go Into The Story, official screenwriting blog for the Black List.
Christopher Lockhart - Script Editor at William Morris Endeavor
Reader of over 60,000 scripts, treatments, articles, and pitches
Curator of scripts for the likes of Denzel Washington
Scott Marshall Smith - Screenwriter, Director
Men of Honor, When the Game Stands Tall, The Score
Writer of true stories and action thrillers.
Stephany Folsom - Screenwriter
Toy Story 4, Thor: Ragnarok, Lord Of The Rings (Amazon Prime)
Oscar winner for Toy Story 4, and writer for Amazon Prime's Lord of the Rings
Julie Gray - Script Guru and Story Consultant
Author of: True Adventures of Gordon Lev Audio Book
Story analyst, Julie directed the Just Effing Screenwriting Competition for 6 years.
Tony Jordan - Screenwriter, Producer
Hustle, Life On Mars, Holby Blue, Death in Paradise
Tony has created and written for some of Britain’s most iconic and successful TV series, including Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes and EastEnders.
John Patrick Shanley - Screenwriter / Playwright
Doubt: A Parable, Moonstruck, Joe Versus The Volcano, Congo
Winner of an Oscar (Moonstruck), a Tony, and a Pulitzer (Doubt: A Parable)
Dara Marks - Script Consultant, Seminar Leader, Author
Author of Inside Story: The Power of the Transformational Arc
Dara has nearly 30 years of script consultation experience in Hollywood.
Stuart Hazeldine – Screenwriter, Director
Credits include The Shack, Exam, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Knowing
Stuart wrote the TV movie Riverworld for the Sci-Fi Channel and directed The Shack, starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer.
Anoushka Warden – Screenwriter, Actress
Credits include My Mum's a Twat
Anoushka was selected for Channel 4's 2018 Screenwriting course. In 2019 her play, My Mum's a Twat, had a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Chris Lang – Screenwriter
Credits include The Tunnel, Unforgotten, Primeval, Amnesia
Chris is the writer of over 100 hours of prime time British drama. He also created and co-executive produced the award-winning Unforgotten.
Clive Frayne – Screenwriter, Script Editor, Author
Author of The Process of Screenwriting
Clive Frayne is an award-winning writer and filmmaker with thirty years' experience writing professionally.
Danusia Samal – Actress, Writer, Singer
Credits include Ghost in the Shell, Out of Sorts
Danusia won the Theatre503 International Playwriting Award for her play Out of Sorts and took Busking It, a gig-theatre piece based on her own experiences, to the Edinburgh Fringe.
George Kay – Executive Producer, Writer
Killing Eve, Criminal UK, The Tunnel, The Hour
A writer on the cutting edge of thrilling crime television, writing on Killing Eve, and creating Criminal, on Netflix worldwide
Helen Goldwyn – Writer, Producer, Director | Big Finish Productions
Credits include Doctor Who, Torchwood
Helen produced and co-wrote the WWII series ATA Girl and has written for Doctor Who, Torchwood, Star Cops, and The Tomorrow People.
Henry Fitzherbert – Screenwriter
Credits include Slaughterhouse Rulez, Born a King
Henry co-wrote Slaughterhouse Rulez starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Michael Sheen and penned the historical epic Born a King.
Henry Naylor – Playwright, Screenwriter
Credits include Spitting Image, Echoes
Jeff Pope – Screenwriter, Producer
Credits include Stan & Ollie; Philomena; Dirty, Filthy Love; A Confession
Lisa McMullin – Screenwriter
Credits include EastEnders, Doctors
Lucy Watkins – Screenwriter
Credits include Merlin, Atlantis, Sugar Rush
Matt Fitton – Writer, Script Editor | Big Finish Productions
Credits include Doctor Who, The Omega Factor
Michal Aviram – Screenwriter
Credits include Fauda, Project Orpheus
Pat Higgins – Writer, Director
Credits include TrashHouse, Hellbride, KillerKiller
Philip Lawrence – Screenwriter
Credits include EastEnders, Casualty
Sebastian Magiera – Screenwriter
Tony Burgess – Writer
People Who Get Stuff Made
Gub Neal – Producer
Credits include Prime Suspect, Queer As Folk, Cracker, The Fall
Francesca Moody – Theatre Producer | Francesca Moody Productions
Credits include Fleabag, Baby Reindeer
Jane Steventon – Development Executive, Producer
Credits include Tracy Beaker, Casualty, Susan Hill's Ghost Story
John Yorke – MD | Angel Station
Credits include Wolf Hall, Shameless, Life On Mars, EastEnders
Robert Jones – Executive Producer, Movie Financier
The Usual Suspects, Hard Eight, Gosford Park, Dirty Pretty Things, Vera Drake, 47 Metres Down
Samantha Horley – Writer, Script Consultant, Lecturer
Credits include Executive Producer on Grabbers, Miss You Already
People Who Know Stuff
Linda Potgieter – Negotiation expert
Founder of Confidence.Red
An expert in human negotiation and behaviour, Linda will open your eyes to the blind spots in the way you negotiate everything