Script Joins DePaul’s School of Cinematic Arts’ 2nd Annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference

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We’re excited to take part in DePaul’s School of Cinematic Arts’ 2nd annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference, Saturday, May 21, 1:00-7:30 PM! The event takes place at 247 S. State, lower level. Free admission but seats are limited.


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1:00-1:45 PM: Panelists Dina Hiller, former VP/ Comedy Development at Paramount Television (Community) Adam Peck, owner/president of Synchronicity Management, screenwriter Steve Pink (High Fidelity) listen to DePaul students pitch their projects. DePaul faculty member, Chris Parrish, moderates.

2:15-3 PM: Script Magazine’s editor, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, talks to a panel of screenwriters and fellow Script contributors on ideation and living the creative life in a money-driven business. Hear insights from screenwriters Doug Richardson (Die Hard 2, Bad Boys, Hostage), Tawnya Bhattacharya (Perception, Night Shift) and Rebecca Norris Resnick (Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine).

3:30-4:30 PM: Howard Rodman, Writer’s Guild of America president discusses the issues facing writers today with Brad Riddell, DePaul screenwriting professor.

5:00-6:00 PM: Don’t miss the chance to peek into the mind of Oscar-winning screenwriter Tom Schulman (Dead Poets Society, What About Bob?) as he talks about his writing process with DePaul screenwriting professor, Matt Quinn.

6:30-7:30 PM: What is it like to be a top female writer in Hollywood? Oscar-nominated writer Meg LeFauve, talks about writing for Pixar, Marvel and the challenges facing female writers with DePaul Professor, Jessica King.

Don’t miss the chance to learn more about writing and Hollywood right in Chi-town! More details are here.