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Screenwriters Lectures in 2011

Screenwriters' Lecture: Guillermo Arriaga

26 September 2011

One of the contemporary kings of non-linear narratives, Arriaga’s passion for the human condition runs through all his films, including Amores Perros, Babel and The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.

Screenwriters Lectures in 2011

Screenwriters' Lecture: John Logan

20 September 2011

The man behind Russell Crowe’s brilliant line “At my signal, unleash hell” in Gladiator, Logan is one of Hollywood's most prolific writers. His other credits include The Aviator, Rango and Hugo. In this lecture held at BFI Southbank on 20 September 2011, he discusses the techniques of writing for the big screen.

Screenwriters' Lecture: William Nicholson

13 September 2011

Nicholson's feature scripts range from acclaimed romantic drama Shadowlands and Les Miserables to action adventures like Gladiator and Elizabeth: The Golden Age and intense human dramas such as Nell and Firelight.


Miranda Hart: Writing For Comedy

6 June 2011

In this BAFTA Masterclass, the creator and star of hit comedy Miranda talks to TV critic Grace Dent about her writing process, techniques and inspirations.

Screenwriters' Lecture: Peter Morgan

20 September 2010

In this Screenwriters' Lecture, Peter Morgan, writer of The Queen and Frost/Nixon, offers insights into how he tackles writing political history when there's an abundance of material available. 

Screenwriters' Lecture: Simon Beaufoy

17 September 2010

In this Screenwriters' Lecture, screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Slumdog Millionaire, The Full Monty, 127 Hours) provides an analysis of his craft.