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September 27, 2016 /
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The conference will take place Saturday, Oct. 8, 1-6:30 p.m. in DePaul’s Daley Building, 247 S. State St. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Panels include:
Project development 1 p.m. Brian Banks, executive in charge of production at Nickelodeon; and Samantha Olsson Shear, head of development at Feature Film, discuss project development in the entertainment industry. Screenwriter and DePaul faculty member Chris Parrish will moderate.
Strategies for emerging writers 2:30 p.m. DePaul University professor Anna Maria Hozian will discuss strategies for emerging writers and feature a panel with “Thor: Ragnarok” screenwriter Stephany Folsom, script coordinator Zach Cannon, and Marc Manus from Zero Gravity Management.
Writing for diversity in Hollywood 4 p.m. Brad Riddell, a DePaul faculty member, will discuss diversity issues in Hollywood with “Friday Night Lights” producer Aaron Rahsaan Thomas and “Law and Order: SVU” screenwriter Kam Miller, author of the new TV-writing book, "The Hero Succeeds."
Screenwriting for blockbuster Hollywood films 5:30 p.m. Screenwriter Jack Epps Jr., known for films including “Top Gun” and “Legal Eagles;” and writer and producer Steven E. de Souza, who wrote “Die Hard,” will discuss screenwriting for blockbuster Hollywood films.
For more information visit, http://facebook.com/C12Conference.
Source: Brad Riddellbriddell@cim.depaul.edu 312-972-5614
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