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Screenwriters' Lecture Series 2019

Saturday, 30 November 2019 - 4:00pm to Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 8:30pm
Curzon Cinemas

Taking place at Curzon cinemas in Mayfair and Soho, 2019 is the tenth year of BAFTAs annual series. The Screenwriters’ Lecture Series exists to celebrate screenwriters’ authorial contribution to film and gives esteemed writers a platform to share highlights and insights from their careers with an audience of film-lovers and their peers. Created by BAFTA-winning screenwriter Jeremy Brock, the series is supported by JJ Charitable Trust.

Pedro Almodóvar - MEMBERS TICKETS SOLD OUT

Saturday 30 November, 16.00
Curzon Soho

As one of Spain's most celebrated filmmakers, writer/director Pedro Almodóvar has numerous accolades to his name including four BAFTAs. His credits include Volver (2006), The Skin I Live In (2011), Julieta (2016) and most recently Pain and Glory (2019).

Doors will open at 15.30 for a 16.00 start

Please note that those in attendance at this event must be 18 or over.

Members tickets are now sold out.

Public tickets are available here.


Céline Sciamma 

Monday 2 December, 18.45
Curzon Mayfair 

With a career spanning over 20 years, French screenwriter Céline Sciamma's credits include Water Lilies (2007), Girlhood (2014) and more recently Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) which won her the Best Screenplay Award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Doors will open at 18.15 for a 18.45 start

Please note that those in attendance at this event must be 15 or over.

Members tickets are available here.

Public tickets are available here.


Event: Marriage Story Screening with Q&ADate: Monday 11 November 2019 Venue: Robin Williams Center, 247 West 54th Street, New YorkHost: Brian Rose -MJ Photos/BAFTA/Shutterstock

Noah Baumbach - 

Thursday 5 December, 18.00
Curzon Mayfair 

Known for his dramatic comedies, Baumbach's work on The Squid and the Whale (2005) earned him an Oscar nomination. Other credits include Frances Ha (2012), Mistress America (2015) and Marriage Story (2019). 

Doors will open at 17.30 for a 18.00 start

Please note that those in attendance at this event must be 15 or over.

Members tickets are available here.

Public tickets are available here.


'The Lighthouse' BAFTA film screening, New York, USA - 30 Sep 2019BAFTA/Shutterstock

Robert Eggers - 

Saturday 7 December, 18.30
Curzon Mayfair 

As well as a screenwriter, Eggers is a director and production designer best known for his acclaimed horror films The Witch (2015) and The Lighthouse (2019). 

Doors will open at 18.00 for a 18.30 start

Please note that those in attendance at this event must be 18 or over.

Members tickets are available here.

Public tickets are available here.


Bong Joon Ho - MEMBERS TICKETS SOLD OUT

Thursday 12 December, 18.45
Curzon Mayfair 

The South Korean writer/director is known for his unique blend of humor, emotion and suspense with credits including The Host, (2006), Snowpiercer (2013), Okja (2017) and most recently Parasite, winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2019.  

Doors will open at 18.15 for a 18.45 start

Please note that those in attendance at this event must be 15 or over.

Public tickets are available here.


Members tickets go on sale on Wednesday 13 November, 9.30
Public tickets go on sale on Wednesday 13 November, 9.30 on the Curzon website here.