Thursday, April 07, 2011

Toronto Screenwriting Conference

Posting a plug for a really great conference going on this upcoming weekend for both aspiring and experienced screenwriters...the Toronto Screenwriting Conference.

The second annual Toronto Screenwriting Conference will take place April 9 & 10, 2011 at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management at Yonge and Dundas, in downtown Toronto.

A one-of-a-kind event for professionals in the screen-based industry, the Toronto Screenwriting Conference gives you:

•Extraordinary key-note sessions with high-profile showrunners and screenwriters •Incomparable breakout sessions with leading international screenwriting academics, book authors and industry execs

•Advanced level of education and skills development unparalleled by any other screenwriting event

Look who's speaking:

Academy Award nominee for best adapted screenplay "Chocolat", Robert Nelson Jacobs
VP Creative Affairs Overbrook Entertainment, Franklin Leonard
Mega hit animated series "The Fairly Oddparents" creator, Butch Hartman
"Sanctuary" Series creator Damian Kindler & director Martin Wood
One-hour drama writer, Leonard Dick Author of "The Writer's Journey", Christopher Vogler
Triple threat writer, producer, director Pen Densham Half-hour comedy expert Sheldon Bull
Creative consultant and author of "Inside Story", Dara Marks
Video game scribe Kevin Shortt
Network and cable comedy writer, Christine Zander
Feature screenplay writer Joe Gazzam "21 Jump Street"


Check out the conference website HERE. It costs some dough to register but I'll say well worth it from the information you will learn and the contacts you will make.

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2 comments:

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