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The BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters Lecture Series 2014 in association with The JJ Charitable Trust. British writer and actress Emma Thompson gives the second lecture in the series at the BFI Southbank on 20 September 2014. Chaired by Jeremy Brock. Other wri

Screenwriters' Lecture: Emma Thompson

20 September 2014

In the second of the Screenwriters’ Lecture Series in 2014, Emma Thompson delivered an entertaining and heart-felt talk, in conversation with fellow screenwriter and founder of the series, Jeremy Brock.


Screenwriters' Lecture: James Schamus

18 September 2014

In the first of the Screenwriters’ Lecture Series in 2014, James Schamus (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, The Ice Storm) delivered a fascinating and thought-provoking lecture.

Paul Greengrass: David Lean Lecture

18 March 2014

The director of Captain Phillips, United 93 and the Bourne series delivers the Academy's prestigious annual film lecture, and talks about Hollywood, authenticity, and what all directors have in common.


Emma Thompson: A Life in Pictures

24 November 2013

Emma Thompson, whose filmography includes Sense & Sensiblity, The Remains of the Day, the Harry Potter series and Saving Mr. Banks, gave a heartwarming Life in Pictures interview with Boyd Hilton.

Tom Hanks: A Life in Pictures

19 October 2013

The legendary star of Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, Big and Toy Story gave a hilarious and heartfelt Life in Pictures interview with Francine Stock.

Screenwriters Lectures in 2013

Screenwriters' Lecture: David S. Goyer

23 September 2013

The Dark Knight and Man of Steel writer gives an illuminating lecture, discussing the moment he felt he was a writer, the importance of gaining life experience and how his persistence paid off.