This screenwriting workshop will be led by Reggie Williams and Lande Yoosuf of Black Film Space and is designed to offer honest, constructive feedback on a screenplay in a supportive group space. You do not need to submit a script to attend. All experience levels are welcome.
Following the Big Punchline talk in the theater downstairs, we’ll hold an informal hangout in the VIP lounge, featuring Florida photographer and fat liberationist Shoog McDaniel, and Queer Appalachia, a project celebrating fat, queer, and other under-heard voices from Appalachia and the South.
Felicia Pride, a film & TV writer, discusses pitching, a crucially important skill for screenwriters. She talks about the elements of a pitch, how TV and film pitches differ, how to prepare to pitch, pitch materials, and pitch delivery.
When’s the right time to start thinking about your final post-mix? If your answer was anything but RIGHT NOW, you’ll want to hear this talk on how to stop sound disasters before they start.
Join Reggie Williams from Black Film Space for an in-depth conversation with celebrated director Gerard McMurray. A New Orleans native, McMurray is a producer and director, known for films like Burning Sands, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017, and The First Purge, distributed by Universal Pictures in 2018.