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Draft Agenda

 

8.00

Registration opens

 

08.30-09.30

Books for Breakfast

We look back at the highs and lows of books to screen in 2019 with leading literary and television critics/presenters – what hit, what missed and why? A light, fun start to the day.

 

09.45-10.30

The Science Of… Storytelling

A master-class of original, memorable, insights which look at how and why the brain responds to stories in life and art, followed by an interview with a special guest writer/director.

 

10.45-11.45

Most Wanted Award

Ten soon-to-be published (as yet unseen) fiction and non-fiction titles are scrutinised by a panel of producers and directors to decide The Screenomi Most Wanted Award 2019, with the audience casting the final vote on the book they would most like to see on screen. The winner will also be featured in the Bookomi Most Wanted Awards 2020.

 

12.00-13.00

NETWORKING LUNCH

 

13.15-14.00

Screenomi’s Superknowledge

A look at the past, present and future of television through a literary lens, featuring a high profile industry memoir.

 

14.15-15.00

Head to Head

A famous author and a screenwriter swap notes on the process of bringing books to screen and everything in between.

 

15.15 – 16.15

Something for the weekend

This wrap session brings together inspiring thinkers from the world of books to leave screenomi delegates with some food for thought to digest over the weekend.

 

16.15-18.00

NETWORKING COCKTAIL

End this great day networking with speakers and delegates as the world of books and TV come together for a closing cocktail.