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Saturday, October 27 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Semifinalists and Above Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and Television

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Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft, and business of screenwriting. This session offers Semifinalists from the Screenplay Competition exclusive access to writers, executives, studio reps, agents, managers, producers, and attorneys in an informal setting. Take advantage of this invaluable opportunity to ask those burning questions: What’s the best way to overcome writer’s block? Or risk a taking a new direction after established success? How do I find representation? Are studios buying spec scripts? What are emerging trends in the industry? Don’t miss your chance to ask all this and more without being charged by the hour or forgoing a percentage of your script sale.

*This roundtable is open to Semifinalists and above only.

Roundtables required advance sign-up through the Screenplay Department.

Panelists
avatar for Matthew Aldrich

Matthew Aldrich

co-writer Coco
MATTHEW ALDRICH (Original Story by/Original Screenplay by), co-writer of Disney•Pixar’s “Coco” and two-time Black List alum, has emerged in recent years as a writer of substance and imagination.He first gained attention for the spec script CLEANER (2007) which was directed... Read More →
avatar for Scott Beck

Scott Beck

writer/producer A Quiet Place ; writer/director Haunt, Nightlight
Filmmakers Scott Beck & Bryan Woods first met as sixth-graders in their hometown of Bettendorf, Iowa. After discovering a shared interest in cinema, the duo began collaborating on stop-motion movies with their Star Wars action figures. This collaboration continued into high school... Read More →
avatar for Andrea Ciannavei

Andrea Ciannavei

writer Mayans MC, The Path, American Odyssey, Copper, Borgia
Andrea Ciannavei is a TV writer and playwright in Los Angeles. TV: Mayans MC (FX), The Path (Hulu), American Odyssey (NBC Universal), Copper (BBC America), Borgia (Tom Fontana, Executive Producer, Atlantique Creations SASU). Plays include Pretty Chin Up produced at LAByrinth Theater... Read More →
avatar for Chris Coggins

Chris Coggins

manager Heroes and Villains
Chris Coggins has over a decade of experience in feature, television and digital series development and production. She began her career directly after graduation from The University of Southern California School for Cinematic Arts working as a Creative Assistant at Escape Artists/Sony... Read More →
avatar for Charmaine DeGraté

Charmaine DeGraté

writer/producer The 100, Netflix’s Chambers (2019)
Writer/Supervising Producer of The100 and Netflix’s Chambers, set to premiere in 2019.Charmaine DeGraté is a screenwriter and television producer. Currently, Charmaine is writing and producing two television shows: the sixth season of the critically acclaimed science fiction drama... Read More →
avatar for Stephany Folsom

Stephany Folsom

writer Toy Story 4 (2019), Film Juror-Animated Short
Stephany Folsom traveled the world producing short-form docs before her script 1969 A Space Odyssey: Or How Kubrick Learned to Stop Worrying and Land on the Moon made the 2013 Black List and Hit List. Since then, she has written for F/X, Disney, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox... Read More →
avatar for Jason Fuchs

Jason Fuchs

co-writer Wonder Woman, Ice Age: Continental Drift; writer I Still See You, Pan
Jason, a screenwriter, actor and producer, is best known as the co-writer of Wonder Woman (2017) and Ice Ace: Continental Drift (2012). Jason is also the writer of Joe Wright's Pan (2015) and Lionsgate's upcoming thriller I Still See You (in theaters Oct. 12th), which he executive... Read More →
avatar for Ryan P. Hall

Ryan P. Hall

Head of Development, Rooster Teeth; Executive Producer Blood Fest, Lazer Team 2
As Head of Development, Ryan P. Hall oversees Rooster Teeth’s slate of development while also leading the initiative of identifying up-and-coming projects and talent. Before coming to Rooster Teeth, Hall most recently served as Head of Development at Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning’s... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Lipsett

Aaron Lipsett

Manager Heroes and Villains
Born and raised in Massachusetts, Aaron Lipsett graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in History before moving to Los Angeles in 2009. Aaron spent eight years with Escape Artists Entertainment, where he quickly rose from intern to Vice President of Television. During... Read More →
avatar for Marc Manus

Marc Manus

Manager/Producer, Zero Gravity Management
Marc Manus is a former award-winning photojournalist who attended USC film school before entering the field of artist representation. His first job was with manager Cathryn Jaymes, who represented the Academy Award-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino, among others. After a brief... Read More →
avatar for Scott Moore

Scott Moore

writer/director Bad Moms, writer The Hangover
JON LUCAS and SCOTT MOORE (Writers/Directors) are best known as the writers of The Hangover, starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zack Galifianakis. Winner of the 2010 Golden Globe for Best Comedy, The Hangover grossed more than $275 million dollars domestically, making it the... Read More →
avatar for Oren Uziel

Oren Uziel

writer/director Shimmer Lake; writer 22 Jump Street, Freaks of Nature, The Cloverfield Paradox
Oren Uziel recently directed his first feature, Shimmer Lake, which previously won an award at the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition. His other credits include 22 Jump Street, Freaks of Nature and The Cloverfield Paradox. He also wrote a pretty cool space station script... Read More →
avatar for Herschel Weingrod

Herschel Weingrod

writer Trading Places, Brewster’s Millions, Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Space Jam; producer Falling Down, The Final Season; director Last Wishes
HERSCHEL WEINGROD has been a working screenwriter and producer for over twenty-five years. His credits include Trading Places, Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Brewster’s Millions, Falling Down, Space Jam, Pure Luck, and The Final Season. He is an alumnus of the University of Wisconsin... Read More →
avatar for Bryan Woods

Bryan Woods

writer/producer A Quiet Place ; writer/director Haunt, Nightlight
Filmmakers Scott Beck & Bryan Woods first met as sixth-graders in their hometown of Bettendorf, Iowa. After discovering a shared interest in cinema, the duo began collaborating on stop-motion movies with their Star Wars action figures. This collaboration continued into high school... Read More →


Saturday October 27, 2018 10:45am - 12:00pm
St. David's Episcopal Church, Sumners Hall

Attendees (67)