June, 2018

19Jun6:00 PM9:00 PMSold Out!Secret Agent: How To Get An Agent As A Screenwriter


(Tuesday) 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BST


Zero One Studio

Hopkins St, Soho, London W1F 0HS

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Speakers for this event

  • Leah Middleton

    Leah Middleton

    Film and TV agent

    Film and TV agent

Event Details

Come join us as Film and TV agent Leah Middleton, representing talents at Marjacq gives invaluable insight into the art of promoting your talent as a screenwriter and finding a suitable agent in this competitive business.

She will:

  • tell us what an agent is and what do they do
  • discuss why screenwriters should want an agent
  • give insight into how to approach an agent and whom to choose
  • talk about ways to prepare a pitch yourself to an agent
  • describe tips on working with agents successfully

About Leah Middleton:

After gaining substantial experience working in the film and television department at Aitken Alexander Associates, across drama and factual programming, she joined Marjacq as Film and TV as well as Literary Agent.

Leah is looking for screenwriters and authors. She is interested in commercial fiction, particularly historical, high-concept YA, black comedy and stories with recognisable settings from unusual perspectives. In non-fiction she would like to see investigative journalism, polemic, topical memoir and popular science/history.

About Marjacq: 

Founded in 1974, Marjacq is an energetic full-service literary agency with a  diverse range of writers of both fiction and non-fiction, for adults, young adults and children.

They work closely with their authors at every stage of the process, from editorial guidance and negotiating deals,  to long-term career management – including selling their work into as many languages as possible and seeking the best opportunities for adaptation to Film, TV and other media.

Marjacq are a member of the Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA).

Come join us as at one of our regular networking events. Meet peers and fellow professionals, chat, exchange details, collaborate and most of all, have fun!

About IMIS

The International Moving Image Society’s (IMIS) aim is to inspire, train, educate, and connect all members of the moving image industry, whether at entry or professional level, around the world. We accomplish this by putting on networking events.

Benefits of Becoming a Member

  • Free access to all our events (like this one)
  • Access to our discounts on Vimeo, Mandy Network (formerly Film and TV Pro) and many more
  • Becoming a part of a tight network of industry professionals
  • Discounts on training
  • Online access to our Cinema Technology publication


    • Day 1
    • Tuesday 19 June 2018
    • 6:00PM Doors Open6:00PM - 6:30PMCome in and have a drink to get the evening started.

    • 6:30PM Presentation Begins/Livestream Begins6:30PM - 7:15PMMAYHEM will discuss their foundation and what has led them to success.

    • 7:15PM Comfort Break7:15PM - 7:30PMWe will take a break for topping off of drinks.

    • 7:30PM Interview & Q&A7:30PM - 8:00PMQ&A session with the speakers.

    • 8:00PM Drinks & End of Event8:00PM - 9:00PMHave another round of drinks as the evening winds down.

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