Monday, June 12, 2006

Guillermo Del Toro to appear at UK Screenwriter festival

Cult writer/director Guillermo Del Toro is one of Mexico's most popular writer / directors, with world wide success for such films as 'Cronos', 'Mimic', 'Blade II', 'The Devil's Backbone' and 'Hellboy'. He appearing at the upcoming Screenwriters' festival in Cheltenham, UK, where he will discuss and show some of his work, having recently completed his horror fantasy, 'Pans Labyrinth'. This is a rare opportunity to hear from a master storyteller. He will be at the Festival on Wednesday 28th June to discuss his work in detail with film writer Nigel Floyd. Other noted writers at the event will include Julian Fellowes, Julian Friedman, Jimmy McGovern, Nicholas Roeg and Tony Marchant. For details, visit the Screenwriters Festival.

2 comments:

Paula said...

I don´t know if the person who wrote the article didn´t know that Guillermo del Toro is a Spanish film director. I´m saying this because he´s well-known all over the world, not only in Mexico.

Michael Leahy said...

Thanks. And I've found an interesting fan site for Del Toro, who has been working on "Hellboy 2" at

http://www.deltorofilms.com/