Screenwriting: How to write a hit!

Join two times BAFTA winner Jeff Pope, as he delivers the BAFTA Creative Skillset Guest Lecture on Screenwriting at Sunderland University. Jeff has worked on some of the most celebrated and critically acclaimed British film and television drama over the past ten years. His credits include Northern LightsPierrepoint starring Timothy Spall; Mrs Biggs; Philomena, for which he received a BAFTA as well as Oscar and Golden Globe-nominations; and the forthcoming Cilla, starring Sheridan Smith.

Over his twenty year career, Jeff has received a further six BAFTA nominations for his work both as a screenwriter and a producer.

Jeff’s lecture promises to delve into the work processes of both film and television screenwriting, focusing particularly on factual drama. Jeff will also offer practical advice on developing your craft as well as tips on breaking into the industry.

This event will be followed by a networking drinks reception.

When: Wed 24 September 2014, 1pm onwards

Venue: Cinema, David Puttnam Media Centre, Sunderland University, St Peter's Way, Sunderland, SR6 0DD

To register please click here and use the code 'guestlecturejeff'.

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