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Friday, October 26 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
The Write Program: Labs, Fellowships, and Workshops

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Sure, there are a lot of scripts out there, and a lot of writers who want their work to be discovered, but there are also a lot different places you can go to take that next step into the world of screenwriting. Countless writers find success by submitting their work to various programs around the world. Screenwriters labs, writing workshops, and fellowships all have their strengths and a list of successful alumni to prove it, but what separates one from another, and which one is the best fit for you? Join this panel for a discussion on the variety of options, what they can offer, and using these programs as a means to break in.

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Paul Alvarado-Dykstra

Paul co-founded Fantastic Fest, and has worked with Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, Emmy-nominated producer Scott Carter, and Oscar-nominated documentarian Frances Reid in development and/or production. As producer, current projects in development include an animated feature... Read More →

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Angela C. Lee

Artist Development Manager, Film Independent
Angela C. Lee is the Senior Manager of Artist Development at Film Independent where she oversees the selection process and curriculum for the Filmmaker Labs program, including the Screenwriting, Directing, Episodic, and Producing Labs and the Fast Track Finance Market.Angela is also... Read More →
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Grace Moss

Director of Talent Development & Inclusion, NBC Entertainment
Grace Moss is the Director of Entertainment Diversity Initiatives for NBC Entertainment. In this role, she oversees multiple programs that focus on discovering, cultivating and showcasing talented writers and directors of diverse backgrounds, with the objective of getting them staffed... Read More →
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Shelby Rachleff

Program Manager, Westridge Foundation
Shelby Rachleff is Program Manager for the Westridge Foundation. Shelby co-developed and manages the SFFILM / Westridge Grant, which awards $200,000 annually in screenwriting and development funds to narrative feature films that address social issues and/or questions of our time... Read More →
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Rebecca Windsor

Director, Warner Bros. Television Workshop
Rebecca Windsor is the Director of the Warner Bros. Television Workshop, the premier writing and directing program for professionals looking to start and/or further their careers in television.  As an extension of her role developing new talent, Rebecca was recruited to help launch... Read More →

Friday October 26, 2018 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel Room