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Screenwriters Festival launch, Cheltenham Ladies' College

PUBLISHED: 14:34 30 January 2010 | UPDATED: 15:48 20 February 2013

Agent Christine Glover and Producer Jane Dauncey

Agent Christine Glover and Producer Jane Dauncey

Channel 4's HQ in London was filled with a buzzing crowd of high profile film and TV figures who are all involved with screen storytelling, including Oscar-winner Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park).....

Channel 4's HQ in London was filled with a buzzing crowd of high profile film and TV figures who are all involved with screen storytelling, including Oscar-winner Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park), actor Nigel Planer (The Hogfather), and David Hare currently nominated for an Oscar as screenwriter for The Reader starring Kate Winslet.

The occasion was the launch of the fourth International Screenwriters' Festival to be held at The Cheltenham Ladies' College from October 26-29. The Director of the Festival and the host for the evening was David Pearson of Stroud-based Arturi Films, founders of SWF. Over 200 writers, producers, directors, agents, distributors and others attended the lively evening.

The Festival benefits anyone involved in the process of screen storytelling for film, television, as well as digital media and gaming. The Festival is sponsored by Cheltenham Council, South West Screen, BBC, UK Film Council, Sky One, Skillset, Channel 4, Wiggin and Arturi Films etc.

Tickets for Octobers' Festival are on sale now at


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