ScriptDC is the premier conference for Mid-Atlantic writers, producers and talent to achieve their creative dreams by connecting them with accomplished teachers, consultants and industry professionals. The 2015 edition will be November 13-15, 2015 at The George Washington University.  Confirmed presenters include Joan Darling, Agnieszka Holland, Dawn Porter, Ligiah Villalobos, Tom Schulman, Laurie Scheer, Bill Svanoe, Sheree Guitar, Monica Lee Bellais, Jonathan Zurer, Arla Bowers, Nina Gilden Seavey, Brigid Maher, Ron Newcomb, Lauren Menkes, Robyn DeShields, and more!  See their bios hereClick here for Saturday Schedule of Workshops.  Script and Pitch Critiques on Sunday, November 15.  Download Registration Form here or register online through the WIFV calendar here.

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What is Included in Your Registration?
Friday night directing workshop with Joan Darling.  PLUS a full day of workshops on Saturday with a screening of DEAD POETS SOCIETY that evening followed by Q&A with Tom Schulman.  PLUS pitch and script critiques on Sunday.

Workshop tracks include a directing master class (Friday night and all-day Saturday); four workshops for emerging writers; four workshops for advanced writers including a pitching intensives; four workshops for producers; and four workshops that concentrate on documentaries.

Bill Svanoe’s one-on-one sessions with writers are SOLD OUT.



Here’s what I know about ScriptDC: I won’t miss it ever again!  ScriptDC is on my list of development opportunities permanently.”  Jen Whiting

I figured out how to sell my screenplay.  A great learning experience!!!” Brian Streaty

I am always amazed at how you gather such high-quality presenters and create such a warm, welcoming atmosphere for everyone from beginners to the very experienced.”  Shoshana Rosenbaum

I had such a fun time this weekend being a panelist.  Thank you for organizing a great event and including me on the panels.  It was like being on American Idol for screenplay writers.”  Jonathan Stein

Thank you for putting on such a wonderfully helpful conference…Hearing Joan Darling comment on my screenplay is one of the highlights of my life.  Thank you for making that possible.”  Renee Tynan

You make a big difference in many people’s lives, I just wanted you to know that we thank you and appreciate you.  Again, I can’t thank you enough.”  Maureen Sasscer


2015 Sponsors include Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Interface Media Group, The Actors’ Center, Film & Media Arts/School of Communications American University, The Arts Insurance Program-MDP, The Documentary Center at The George Washington University, and GemStar Foundation.

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