Screenwriters - The Bafta and BFI Lectures

Paul Laverty

Series 1 - Episode 3 Paul Laverty



Screenwriter Paul Laverty, who has enjoyed a fruitful collaboration with Ken Loach on films such as Carla's Song, My Name Is Joe and The Wind That Shakes the Barley, reveals the importance he places on working with friends. As a former human rights lawyer offering a voice to people who usually do not feature in commercial movies, he also talks about the difficulties in raising the money to bring his stories to the screen.