Sunday, September 13, 2009

FAVES September Meeting Details

This month’s free to the public event on Tuesday September 29th begins with a Social Hour at 5:30 at Isabella’s downtown in the Saranac building (25 W Maine, Spokane, WA.), will then move to The Magic Lantern Theater for a panel of screen writers who will take some time out of their busy schedules to share with us their knowledge and experiences. Our guests will include:

Mark Steilen
- has worked as a screenwriter on films like Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary, and New York Minute. He has also written and directed films for HBO (The Settlement, starring John C. Reilly) and Comedy Central (Wieners, starring Kenan Thompson and Jenny McCarthy). He is currently writing for 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures, and CBS Films.

Jess Walter
- the author of several novels as well as books. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages and his essays, short fiction, criticism and journalism have been widely published, in Details, Playboy, Newsweek, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe among many others. Walter also writes screenplays and was the co-author of Christopher Darden’s 1996 bestseller In Contempt.

Reed McColm
- the current Art Director and a performer as well as playwright for Spokane’s Professional theater INTERPLAYERS. His feature length script Together Again For the First Time was recently filmed and is currently available to view on DVD. Reed also cowrote the 1989 short animation Alma the Younger.

Tom Mullin
- an Eastern Washington University professor teaches production, screenwriting, acting, and theory/criticism. He has published articles in Cineaction, Humanities Today, and the Owen Wister Review. He is the writer, producer, and director of both dramatic and non-fiction programs distributed to PBS stations nationwide.

So be sure to get the word out about this month's meeting and we look forward to seeing you and your friends there!

Oh, and not to forget, we will be making an exciting announcement at the end of the meeting so be sure to stick around and get details on what is coming up!

1 comment:

  1. I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the Screenwriting Panel last week. It's so great to hear from other writers! Thanks to all who participated. I would love to see a panel on marketing screenplays and/or movies. Thanks again!