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Saturday, October 27 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Pitch Finale Party presented by Universal Cable Productions

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This unique event allows contestants 90 seconds to pitch their best ideas to a panel of judges made up of agents, producers, managers and screenwriters in a constructive and friendly environment. UCP’s Senior Vice President of Development, Kate Fenske, who developed the #1 new cable series of 2017, USA’s THE SINNER, will join the Finale Party judging panel along with an impressive roster of writers and producers including:
  • · Wendy Calhoun – writer/producer Warner Bros TV, Station 19EmpireNashvilleJustified
  • · Lindsay Doran – producer Stranger Than FictionSense and SensibilityNanny McPheeDead Again; executive producer The FirmSabrina; former President/COO, United Artists
  • Craig Mazin – co-host Scriptnotes; writer ChernobylIdentity ThiefThe Hangover Parts II & III

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Wendy Calhoun

writer/producer Warner Bros TV, Station 19, Empire, Nashville, Justified
WENDY CALHOUN is a writer and executive producer with an overall deal at Warner Bros. Television Studios. Most recently, she served as Consulting Producer for ABC’s Station 19. She has developed new series pilots with Netflix, FX, 20th TV Studios, and ABC Signature. Her past credits... Read More →
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Lindsay Doran

producer Stranger Than Fiction, Sense and Sensibility, Nanny McPhee, Dead Again; executive producer The Firm, Sabrina; former President/COO,United Artists
Lindsay Doran has worked in the movie business for more than 30 years as a studio executive and as a producer. She has served as the President and COO of United Artists Pictures and as the President of Sydney Pollack’s Mirage Productions. She currently divides her time between her... Read More →
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Kate Fenske

Senior Vice President, Universal Cable Productions
Senior Vice President of Development at Universal Cable Productions where she developed such projects as Hulu’s upcoming true crime anthology THE ACT, UMBRELLA ACADEMY for Netflix, George R.R. Martin's NIGHTFLYERS for SYFY, DIRTY JOHN for Bravo, and USA’s Golden Globe-nominated... Read More →
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Craig Mazin

co-host Scriptnotes; writer Chernobyl, Identity Thief, The Hangover Parts II & III
Writer and producer Craig Mazin has made a name for himself as a screenwriter with a knack for appealing to broad audiences over the course of his twenty-year career. His hit films include The Hangover Part II and Part III and Identity Thief.Currently, Mazin is writing a whodunit-with-a-twist... Read More →


Saturday October 27, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm CDT
Speakeasy 412 Congress Avenue