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‘Withnail and I’ Script to Screen with Bruce Robinson #LondonSWF

Bruce Robinson started out his industry life as an actor. Having trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and acted as Benvolio in Franco Zeffirelli’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ he found himself broke and living in a house with one light bulb which he would take from room to room and mostly use while […]

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Oscar winning Producer Gareth Unwin and Oscar winning writer David Seidler: The Kings Speech One Hour Masterclass

 In life I find we come to believe that there is a certain and fixed way that things are done. A prescribed way to success. Sure there are deviations and back doors, but fundamentally, there is set process and track to take. After ‘The Kings Speech’ has taken over a half a billion dollars, and […]

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How can you go from being a struggling film maker and writer all the way to the Oscars and BAFTA's? Meet Gareth, he just did it!

FREE EVENT FOR London Screenwriters Festival 2011 delegates and The Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass delegates. Only a few years ago, Gareth Unwin was a struggling film maker, working on low budget films and shorts as a first assistant director. And on Feb 27th, he picked up the Oscar for Best Film, as producer of ‘The […]

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They have won Oscars and Sundance, made over 100 features and REGULARLY hire first time writers and directors… YOU NEED TO MEET THEM!

Welcome to American Independents Day in London, April 10th (at Regents College, Regents Park). PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL / LINK TO EVERY FILM MAKER YOU KNOW… A one day workshop with two of the biggest names in US Indie Film, Ted Hope and Christine Vachon. OK yes, we know, it’s SHORT notice. And yes it’s […]

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Kickstarter campaign support for G'Fisher Kerry Finlayson… She needs your help!

During the making of Gone Fishing, I made lots of new friends during production and also on the festival circuit. One person spanned both, British actress Kerry Finlayson who is also jobbing it in Los Angeles. She quickly became our LA correspondent for Gone Fishing, collecting prints from FedEx and delivering to the Oscars guys, […]

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