BAFTA and the BFI line-up Dark Knight, Bourne and Four Weddings screenwriters for annual lecture series.
Five internationally acclaimed writers have been lined-up by the BFI and BAFTA to discuss the art and craft of screenwriting.
David S Goyer, best known for his scripts for Man of Steel and the Dark Knight trilogy, will open the fourth annual Screenwriters’ Lecture Series at the BFI Southbank in London on September 23.
Hossein Amini, the screenwriter behind Drive, Wings of the Dove and Snow White and the Huntsman, will deliver his lecture at BAFTA’s London headquarters on September 25.
Erin Brokovich screenwriter Susannah Grant will speak at BFI Southbank on September 28.
Tony Gilroy, who penned Michael Clayton, the Bourne series and Armageddon, will also speak at BFI Southbank on September 29.
The series will close with Richard Curtis, the writer of Love Actually, Notting Hill, Four Weddings and a Funeral and the forthcoming About Time, on September 30 at BAFTA.
The season is programmed by Jeremy Brock, the screenwriter of Mrs. Brown and The Last King of Scotland.
Webcasts of all the lectures, including additional video content, will be available to all on BAFTA’s online learning channel, and the BFI website, later in the year.
Lectures from previous years of the series are available at http://guru.bafta.org/craft/screenwriting
The series is funded by the JJ Charitable Trust.