Join us for ISA's Third Thursdays - London!
Come meet other local filmmakers and have a chance to win a door prize! Join us for this fun evening of socializing, and let's build a community of screenwriters! This event is free and open to all. Producers, directors, actors and all other members of the film and television community are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by Nickelodeon and Your Script Produced.
WHEN: November 21st, 2019, 19:00
WHERE: The Silver Cross, 33 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2BX
HOW MUCH: Free and open to all!
DOOR PRIZES for the night include:
PLUS: All attendees receive $5 off entry fee from Cinequest.
SPECIAL GUEST: MELTEM BAYTOK
Meltem Baytok is freelance Foley artist based in Bristol, with 10 years of experience in the industry. She's the recipient of a Golden Reel award and a Cymru Bafta. She's worked on dozens of Film, TV and wildlife documentary projects including Peaky Blinders, Catherine the Great, The Crown, The Last Kingdom, Good Omens, Fleabag, Frozen Planet and many more. Meli was born in Turkey, where she became a traditional Turkish dancer. She then moved to London and learned English before discovering her talent for Foley completely by accident when the booked artist couldn't turn up for a recording at her ex-partner's studio.
MEET YOUR HOSTS:
Sue Spenceley-Burch has lived in London for most of her life. She has a degree in Drama and Theatre Arts from the University of Birmingham, where she specialised in Film, Radio and TV production. On graduating Sue initially worked in radio, later moving to television where one of her roles was to read and report on proposals and synopses for potential production. Sue has since studied screenwriting at the City Literary Institute in London. She is currently writing a TV series and is developing a number of other TV and film projects.
Christine Cawthorne is a content strategist and copywriter. She worked as a journalist at the BBC and a homepage editor for Yahoo before setting up her creative agency, Crocstar. She wrote her first story ’Jimmy the frog and Tommy the toad go for a picnic’ when she was 5 and is still hopeful it’ll reach classic status. Christine became interested in screenwriting after writing several short stories and is currently working on a feature film idea.
Your Script Produced is a Worldwide Screenwriting Competition sponsored by Doval Bacall Films. The sponsor will fully fund, develop, package and produce the Grand Prize-winning film script for $250,000.00 and will purchase the grand prize-winning screenplay for $10,000.00. The Winner will be included in the process of making the movie as a consultant and receive writing credit.
Nickelodeon The Nickelodeon Writing Program offers emerging television writers from around the world a paid opportunity to develop their craft and launch their careers. While in the Program, writers hone their skills, build a professional network and gain real-world experience in writers’ rooms for our critically acclaimed live-action and animated shows. Visit nickwriting.com for all the details and be sure to follow them on Facebook (@nickwriting) and Twitter (@nickwriting) for updates, tips, and giveaways!
Cinequest Voted Best Film Festival by USA Today Readers, the 2019 edition of Cinequest will do as much with Film & Technology as ever while expanding to include additional creative experiences such as virtual and augmented realities, fashion, writing, television, dance, art & design, a creativity summit, and more! Cinequest presents over 130 World and U.S. premiere films, groundbreaking innovations, virtual and augmented reality experiences--plus fashion, writing, dance, art, and design integrations. Picture The Possibilities by Cinequest holds its annual Creativity Summit during the Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival as well. Over 1,100 artists, innovators, and youth present from over 50 countries each year.
Dave Trottier has sold, optioned, or developed numerous screenplays and screen stories for The Walt Disney Company, Jim Henson Pictures, York Entertainment, On the Bus Productions, Hill Fields (for ABC television) and New Century Pictures. Titles include Igor's Revenge (produced), Zorro the Gay Blade (produced, but not credited), The Muppet's Hockey Movie—The Comeback Kids (not completed due to Jim Henson's death), Ratman From Saturn, Kumquat, The New Musketeers, and A Window in Time. He co-wrote and co-produced the cult comedy, Hercules Recycled. More recently, he wrote A Penny Promise (produced; winner of awards at two film festivals) and sold Hemingway's Twin, an inspiring story about the Hemingway women.
As a teacher and script consultant, he has helped hundreds of writers sell their work, break into the biz, and win contests (including two Nicholl Fellowship winners and a National Play Award winner). Dave rated in the top 5% of the "Cream of the Crop" category of Creative Screenwriting's report "The Best Movie and TV Script Analysts and Consultants as Rated by Screenwriters."
His major work, The Screenwriter's Bible, is now in its seventh edition. He has authored 8 books in all, including Dr. Format Tells All, Double Your Creativity, and Two Screenplays.
Pipeline Media Group discovers and develops new writers and directors to connect with the entertainment industry. For over 20 years, the company has fostered the careers of emerging talent and given them personal introductions to Hollywood’s top producers. Divisions include Script Pipeline, Book Pipeline, and Film Pipeline. Learn more about Pipeline Media Group and how to submit your material for review at pipelinemediagroup.com.
The Great American Script Contest will be bringing not only legit and first-rate chances for you to connect with industry decision makers, agents and producers in Los Angeles, but also provide opportunity to network at live events in Chicago and LA. Script Con will not only be one of the best opportunities for you to get your writing seen and discovered, finalists will all be part of the physical film festivals in Chicago (March) and in LA (June). Teaming with Chicago Comedy, LA Comedy Film Festival and Chicago Independent Film +TV Festivals, The Great American Script Contest is set to give you unbelievable access and connections to the industry.
To attend this event please upgrade your membership to ISAConnect.
Not only will you be able to submit to exclusive Events but you can
*Add an unlimited number of loglines to the ISA Showcase, searched by over 4500 Industry Pros looking for writers and screenplays
*Add awards, success stories, posters and more to your screenplays
*Receive exclusive discounts on most resources, including contests!
(If you are a writer and want to be considered for the TOP 25, you must be an ISAConnect Member)