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 2016 edition will be November 4-6, 2016 at American University. Confirmed presenters include Joan Darling, Bill Svanoe, Sheree Guitar, Monica Lee Bellais, Brigid Maher, and more! Saturday Schedule of Workshops and Master Classes will be available soon. Script and Pitch Critiques on Sunday, November 6. Register online or click here to download the registration application today!
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What is Included in Your Registration?
Friday night master classes. PLUS a full day of workshops or master classes on Saturday with a screening of a film that evening followed by Q&A with the screenwriter. PLUS pitch and script critiques on Sunday.
Master classes will begin Friday night and continue all-day Saturday. There will be master classes available for directing (limit 12 participants; audience unlimited), writing comedy, writing features, producing, and making documentaries.
Not sure you’re ready for a master class? There will be three workshops for emerging writers available on Saturday.
Bill Svanoe’s one-on-one script review sessions with writers are limited to eight writers.
“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
2016 Sponsors include Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, Interface Media Group, The Actors’ Center, Film & Media Arts/School of Communications American University, and GemStar Foundation.