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"PRODUCERS LEAVE HOLLYWOOD: PROVIDENCE LOOKS DIVINE FOR SPEAKERS AT NEW ENGLAND SCREENWRITERS CONFERENCE"
1999-08-06 until 1999-08-08
Community Writers Association
USA United States of America
Where can you hob-nob with David Gerrold, writer and producer of Star Trek Trouble with Tribbles and Star Trek: The Next Generation. And where can you get the inside track on to get your script into the right hands of the Top BrassNULL You dont have to fly out to Hollywood.
August 6, 7, & 8 the City of Providence welcomes award winning writers and industry leading directors, producers, agents and executives to the 3rd Annual New England Screenwriters Conference. This three day intense workshop consists educational panel discussions, informative and focused seminars, 1 on 1 script consultations, a film expo and exciting networking opportunities.
The NESC recognizes that stories well told can only come from creative minds and we recognize that writers need support and encouragement, said Robert Dunbar Hofmann, Executive Director of the NESC. By assembling leaders within the industry: writers, producers, directors and executives, screenwriters will have the opportunity to learn from the best and network among influential decision makers.
This years award winning line-up of featured guests and key-note speakers include: writer D.C. Fontana (Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Waltons, High Chaparral, Bonanza, The Big Valley), independent producer Steve Fassler (Dunkin Donuts, CUNA Mutual, Clinique), producer Gary Glassman (Discovery Channel and PBS), entertainement attorney John Ives, director of Local Sightings and former director of Coolidge Corner Theater David Kleiler (consultant for: Next Stop, Wonderland, Enough Already), writer, producer,director Don Mays (Same Difference), author Thomas Pope (Good Scripts, Bad Scripts), chairperson of Su-City Productions/writer and producer Susan Kouguell (The Suicide Club, Rum & Coke, Where the Rivers Flow North, Johny Hit and Run Pauline), writer/producer David Gerrold (Star Trek Trouble with Tribbles, Star Trek: The Next Generation), screenwriter and faculty memeber at Boston University Kae Geller, writer/co-producer/ director Steve Feinberg (Fortress, Fortress II, Peter York), vice president of acquisitions, Columbia Tri-Star Tom Rousch, writer Michael Russnow (Barney Miller, Different Strokes, Alice, Knots Landing, Dynasty, Santa Barbara, Streets of San Francisco, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie), screenwriter/novelist Bill Snowden (Primary Motive, 4F), (plus 3).
Cost of the conference is $395 for the full three day program (including: all lectures, discussions, lunches, filmakers expo and wrap party), $345 for the 2-day program and $245 for the 1-day program. There will be a GALA HOLLYWOOD Dinner tickets are $75 per person. The NESC offers student rates for the conference. Private 45 minute script consultation are $75.
New England Screenwriters Conference is sponsored by: The Rhode
Island Office of Film & Television, The Providence Phoenix, NBC 10, Citadel Communications, Script Thing, Johnson & Wales University, Barneys Bagels and Ronzios Pizza.
For an application and brochure, send a #10 self addressed stamped envelope to: New England Screenwriters Conference, P.O. box 6705, Providence, Rhode Island 02940-6705 ph: (401) 751-9300 or print an application directly from the Community Writers Associations
website at: http://www.communitywriters.org.