09 January 12
The 2010 inaugural season of lectures hosted by BAFTA & BFI, from some of the finest screenwriters across the globe.
Select from the links below to watch highlights from the lecture and to find out more.
Aline Brosh McKenna
21 September 2010
The writer of The Devil Wears Prada shares her love of workplace comedies, and the challenge of good exposition and transitions.
17 September 2010
The Slumdog Millionaire writer explores several aspects of screenwriting, including how a script's tone can completely change; The Full Monty was originally written as a drama.
10 September 2010
The Atonement writer discusses a script's structure and evolution, plus working with David Cronenberg on A Dangerous Method.
09 September 2010
Hare, who's adapted The Reader and The Hours, states that the role of the screenwriter is "The Fall Guy" and discusses the relationship between language and image.
Sir Ronald Harwood
23 September 2010
Harwood discusses his work on films such as The Pianist and The Diving Bell & The Butterfly, and states that he never knows in advance how his scripts will end.
20 September 2010
The Scottish writer is a key collaborator of director Ken Loach, with My Name Is Joe, The Wind That Shakes The Barley and Looking For Eric among their many projects together.
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