If you are in the Los Angeles area, there is a panel this afternoon that you might want to check out. Seating is limited to 100 people though and I have no idea if seats are still available.
Here is the info from my email:
Presents SELLING YOUR SCREENPLAY
A PANEL OF TOP HOLLYWOOD WRITERS
How do you sell your script?
What are producers looking for?
What are the current trends?
How do you get started?
Sunday, May 4th, 2008
3:00pm – 6:00pm
The Sony Pictures Plaza Building
Atrium Meeting Room, Lobby level
(10000 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
The entrance is across from the main Sony lot on Madison Avenue,
between Washington and Culver Blvd.
For complete directions, go to our website at:
www.FilmIndustryNetwork.com Seating is limited to 100 people,
so make your reservations soon for this outstanding panel!
Our confirmed panelists are:
Professor Lawrence Riggins
Lawrence (MFA, UCLA) is a screenwriter, playwright, director, writing consultant, producer and is a member of the Writers Guild of America. He is the original writer of Artisan’s $20 million release Replicant, starring Jean Claude Van Damme. He has written for SONY / Tristar Pictures, Millennium Films, Paramount Pictures, The Ruddy-Morgan Organization, 21st Century, ABC Television, Atlantis Films, MGM, FOX, and numerous Independent Feature Film and Television companies. He has received the Samuel Goldwyn, Jack Nicholson, Writers Digest, Laughing Horse, Chesterfield, Cyclone, Thunderbird, Screenplay Festival and Lawrence Thor awards for excellence in screenwriting.
Screenwriter/producer/director Paul Chitlik has written for all the major networks and studios. He was story editor for “The New Twilight Zone,” and staff writer for Showtime’s “Brothers.” He has written features for Rysher Entertainment, NuImage, Promark, and others.
A highly respected screenwriting educator known throughout North America for her popular seminars. Additionally, she works as a literary manager, creating opportunities and designing career strategies for her writer clients. Her sure eye for writing talent has helped undiscovered writers break into the industry and succeed.
Moderated by FIN’s President and award winning writer/director Stuart Altman.
Fees per Meeting:
FIN Plus Members: Free!
FIN Standard Members: $10
Non-FIN Members $15
YOU MUST RSVP
…whether you pay in advance, or at the door – for security purposes.
Be sure to mention you heard about this event from Jeff Gund at INFOLIST.com, and email your Full Name and email address to:
For those paying at the door
We accept cash or check – no credit cards.
To pay via Paypal, visit our website:
ONCE YOU GET THERE: The entrance to the underground parking garage is at the front of the building. If the gate is closed, ring the intercom on the left wall, and the gate will open. Take the elevator to the first floor, and then sign in at the security desk. From there, follow the signs to FIN.