[Catalyst Talk] Jesse Armstrong: Becoming a Screenwriter

  • 12/10/2023
  • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Full Circle House, 89 Ch. de Vleurgat, 1050 Ixelles


  • This is a voluntary participation fee. You can pay online or at the door. However it should not be a barrier to joining, so please feel free to come without paying if it's easier for you.

Becoming a Screenwriter

A talk with Jesse Armstrong

Catalyst  / Fri 22nd Sept / 5:15 - 6:15 pm

Have you ever wondered about all the creative processes behind the making of your favourite Netflix show? Are you interested in writing for the screen yourself? How do you become a screenwriter?

Let your imagination run wild and join a stimulating conversation with creator of the acclaimed HBO drama series Succession, British screenwriter Jesse Armstrong. He will reveal all the creative mysteries behind the writing of a TV series, and answer all your questions about the path to becoming a successful writer.



Jesse Armstrong is a British and Academy Award nominated screenwriter and producer. He is the renowned creator of the HBO drama series Succession, for which he a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. Jesse started as a researcher for a Labour MP. He then began his writing career with the Channel 4 sketch show Smack the Pony and the children's shows The Queen's Nose and My Parents Are Aliens. He went on to create and write BAFTA-winning comedy Peep Show, BBC One sitcom The Old Guys, and Channel 4 comedy dramas Fresh Meat and Babylon.

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