Are You Writing A Screenplay?

Our online workshops and festivals are designed to elevate your writing and ignite your career.

We run weekend intensive training and large scale festivals for screenwriters. Our mission is to help you find success as a screenwriter through elevating your writing, connecting talent with industry professionals as well as keeping us ALL inspired on the journey.

Join us, we promise you will be fans for life.

Are You Writing A Screenplay?​

Our online workshops and festivals are designed to elevate your writing and ignite your career. ​

Join us, we promise you will be fans for life.

The Online Training Platform From the London Screenwriters' Festival...

Elevate YOUR Writing And Career To Get Noticed, Optioned and Produced​

Join One Of Our Live Screenwriting Workshops Coming Up...​

Our Next Live Workshop Is September 10th

‘In this “Zoom era” it’s very obvious who can teach online and who cannot.  Bob is brilliant at keeping you on your toes for hours and definitely knows his craft. This class is like a movie well made. Everything just works, makes sense, and shifts your perspective in a very interesting way’
Johanna Philip, Writer/Director
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Learn At YOUR Pace With On-Demand Courses​

Get access right away to our full day courses (available for one year).

All our courses are available for one year after sign up. They will run from your dekstop / laptop just fine, but we also have a free mobile phone App too.

Just go to your App store and download the Gurucan App. Once done, just login with your email and password and you will see all your courses.

More Of What Delegates Say About What We Do...

‘A really judicious balance of elements, and a masterly distillation of some very complicated but indispensable ideas.’ 
Andrew Campbell // Screenwriter 
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‘It was clearly structured, with brilliant advice and watching the clips was very helpful. It’s one of the best courses I’ve been on. The workshop part helped me look at my script in a new light – looking at those intense, emotion-laden, visually memorable moments which sum up relationship or theme. Brilliant!’
Amy Sparkes // Writer
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‘My writing partner and I booked Bob’s one-on-one consultation session with a plethora of warring, anxious questions in our heads, and emerged from it with focused and determined ones instead. Bob identifies the core priorities of your story in finger-snap time, and asks all the right questions to help you get to the root of both its problems and potential. A lean, mean (but actually kind) hour of charged wisdom – highly recommended’
Teodor Reljić // Screenwriter

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‘Bob is the best scriptwriting teacher I’ve ever had. I love everything about this course.’
Natasha Sutton Williams, Writer, Actor
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Our Screenwriting Practitioners

John Yorke

Producer, Author, Showrunner

Author one of the greatest books on story structure ever written – ‘Into The Woods’. Also the Golden Globe-winning former head of Ch4 Drama, BBC Drama, Company Pictures, Eastenders showrunner… his resume clearly speaks for itself. 

Plus that Golden Globe for Wolf Hall doesn’t hurt either. Suffice it to say, this guy knows his onions!

Lucy V Hay

Author, script editor, producer, blogger

Lucy is the firebrand behind Bang2write, one of the UK’s top sites for screenwriters. Lucy has been a script reader for agents, production companies, screen agencies, investment initiatives, screenwriting competitions and individual writers and directors for over ten years. 

www.Bang2write.com

Scott Myers

Screenwriter, professor, official blogger for the Black List

Since selling his spec script K-9 in 1987, Scott has written 30 projects for every major Hollywood studio and broadcast network. He teaches at DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts and his script credits include  K-9, Alaska, and Trojan War.

Go Into the Story

Bob Schultz

Screenwriter, Producer, Professor

Bob Schultz has spent more than a decade as a screenwriter, producer, screenwriting professor, and organizer of more than 25 screenwriting conferences in Canada, the USA, and the UK.

He’s taught screenwriting, pitching, story structure, and independent producing in a dozen countries around the world.

Chris Jones

LSF Director & Founder, Filmmaker, Author

His major projects include action thriller The Runner, serial killer thriller White Angel and paranormal horror Urban Ghost Story. He also co-created and authored The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook series, of which there are currently seven editions!

In 2009, Chris made the multi-award-winning and Oscar®-shortlisted Gone Fishing.

Feedback for Beyond The Conventions: Writing The Non Traditional Protagonist

‘I’m just buzzing – that was just fantastic!!!!! I have – count them! – three ideas for stories that came to me during the course!!!!!!!! (In context I usually have just one a year!) I learnt so much – and those clips were fantastic. Thanks so much to you and Chris. Am spending today scribbling down those stories. Seriously if I stop coming to the courses call an ambulance because it means I physically couldn’t get to the computer! Honestly these courses just inspire and inform and teach in a way that you can’t bottle. Thanks so much again!’
Varsha Shah // Screenwriter
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Read Feedback From ALL Of Our Courses HERE.

Unused Sections

Mastering The Moment: Writing THE Scene EVERYONE Talks About and Producers Want

Those storytelling delights that stick with us for days, weeks… forever. What they are, how to structure them and create that narrative viral moment in your story…

One Day // Online with Replay for One Year // £42.00 // Feeback HERE

Spellbinding Emotional Impact: Enthralling Your Reader

All too often on the journey of writing we forget that all important thing, that THING that most likely is the reason we first fell in love with the idea in the first place. Reconnect with elevated emotional writing, story and characters that elevates YOUR screenplay into a GREAT READ and to the recommend pile.

One Day // Online with Replay for One Year // £42.00

Logline clinic with Bob Schultz

We all know that the industry distils our 120 pages of blood, sweat and a considerable amount of tears, all down to a log line. A sentence, or maybe two, that conveys plot, characters, tone, universe, story and so much more. Join other writers  just like you for a day long hands-on workshop that will turbo charge your loglines. Additionally, there is a 30 minute seminar (to watch online) to prep for the workshop. Have Bob fix your logline and learn HOW he does it so you can do it too.

One-on-One Coaching with Bob Schultz

Getting coached is one of the fastest and smartest ways to make rapid headway, overcome barriers and gain deeper insight in one hour. If you want to fine tune your pitch, story and get feedback on ideas and your career, then  book a slot with Bob Schultz today.

Sessions run most weeks // 50 minute sessions £42.

Advanced Structure with John Yorke: From procedural to longform, terrestrial to Netflix and beyond…

Part lecture, part practical workshop, this two-day immersive weekend will elevate your writing, career and project through deep industry insight. 

One Day // Online with Replay for One Year // £179