Emma Thompson and Bryan Lourd on content and the future of creativity

There was no closer pair of speakers on the stage at Cambridge than Bryan Lourd, co-chairman of Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and his good friend, the double Oscar winner Emma Thompson. This was fitting as the duo discussed the need for creatives and executives to work effectively together for the benefit of all.

Emma Thompson and Bryan Lourd in conversation | RTS Cambridge Convention 2023

Agent-extraordinaire Bryan Lourd and actor and screenwriter Emma Thompson take the temperature of the industry on both sides of the Atlantic and mull over the future of talent and creativity.


  • Bryan Lourd, Co-Chairman, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
  • Emma Thompson, Actor and Screenwriter

The session was part of the RTS Cambridge Convention 2023, with Principal Sponsor Channel 4. The convention took place on 20 - 21 September at King's College, Cambridge.