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In Conversation with BAFTA nominated writer Olivia Hetreed, President of Th...

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34-35 Powis Square

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Oscar and BAFTA-nominated writer Olivia Hetreed is the President of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.


Olivia will discuss the current state of writing in the UK. She will talk about the outlook for writers in the UK, and especially about the need to protect the royalty streams due to writers with the shift to digital and what a vital role The Writers’ Guild has to play in any professional writer’s life. She will also tell stories from her own experiences in screenwriting, covering both the art and the business of making film.


This discussion is for you if…


  • You'd like to hear more about Olivia's career, whose work includes the Oscar nominated film "Girl with a Pearl Earring"


  • You'd like to learn more about The Writer's Guild


  • You'd like to learn more about the current issues facing writers and how to navigate these and receive advice


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Olivia Hetreed is a British screenwriter, whose work includes the multi-award winning, BAFTA and Oscar nominated Girl with a Pearl Earring, starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson and the award-winning, critically-acclaimed radical adaptation of Wuthering Heights directed by Andrea Arnold.


Olivia’s international film projects include Bosnia’s first animated feature, Birds Like Us, voiced by Jeremy Irons and Alicia Vikander, and Finding Altamira, starring Antonio Banderas. She has worked extensively in TV drama (including The Canterbury Tales, The Treasure Seekers, Roman Mysteries). Sympathetic Ink, her company with producer Andy Paterson, is prepping her next feature, The Grand Sophy, with BBC Films.


Olivia is President of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, which represents over 2,000 professional fiction writers. She is an experienced mentor of new writing talent, working with Arvon Foundation, the London Screenwriting Festival, Sarajevo Talent Campus, and several film schools.


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Date: Friday July 7th 2017

Times: 11am –12.30pm
Location: Central Saint Martins, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London, N1C 4AA
Price: £10 (or included in the Festival Pass or Day Pass)

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