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How To Get An Agent For TV & Screen

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14th September 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm



Do you write for the screen? Are you looking for insider knowledge on how to successfully submit your work to an agent?

In this online masterclass, agent Cynthia Okoye will, step by step, take you through the submission process for TV and film writers, and also share her experiences of looking for talent in this highly competitive and exciting industry.

Followed by a Q&A, this is your chance to gain insider knowledge about the process of submitting your work, and perhaps take a step closer to your writing becoming something that appears on screen. 


19:00- 19:30: A how-to session on the submission process for film & TV writers, finding the right agent 

19:30-20:00: The art of pitching 

20.00-20:30: Q&A with Cynthia moderated by Writers & Artists

Speaker Profile

Cynthia Okoye joined Curtis Brown in 2008 having graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Law degree. She is an agent concentrating on building a list of exciting writers and directors for film and television, so is always keen to track new talent.

Cynthia’s clients include Mickey Down (co-writer of forthcoming Industry, HBO), Shola Amoo (writer and director of The Last Tree,Matthew Hammett Knott (writer and director of Bonobo), Margrét Örnólfsdóttir (writer of The Valhalla Murders, Netflix), Esther Smith, Furquan Akhtar and many more.

Event Details

This is an online event which will be presented using video conferencing software. Joining instructions and full guidance will be provided before the event start-date. 

This event will take place on Monday 14th September.

Booking & Payment

The event fee of £25 (inc. VAT) is payable in full online.

Please do contact us if you have any questions about the event by calling 0207 631 5985 or by sending an email to 

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