Time: April 30, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
Location: The Delta King
Street: 1000 Front st.
City/Town: Sacramento Ca
Website or Map: http://www.CaliforniaFilm.net
Event Type: $75
Organized By: Info@SacramentoFilmFestival.com
Latest Activity: Apr 24
Dr Lew Hunter (Dean Emeritus of UCLA screenwriting) founded a group of professional screenwriters from all around the world for conversation, education and amazing films!
Held April 29th at the beautiful Delta King, a genuine 1860's riverboat and floating hotel located in historic Old Sacramento, The American Screenwriters Conference submerges writers into a wonderful day of cinema and writing.
With our SPECIAL DISCOUNTED WRITERS PASS you can attend all events of the Writers Conference plus our SACRAMENTO FILM AWARDS, also held on board the Delta King.
In addition, this pass gets SCREENWRITERS ONLY access to the entire run of the Sacramento Film Festival! (April 22nd to 30th)
WHO IS LEW?
Lew is the GODFATHER of American screenwriting, and founder of this conference. Dr. Hunter is Chairman Emeritus and Professor of Screenwriting at the UCLA screenwriting program. His former students include Allison Anders, Adrienne Parks, Alexander Payne, David Titcher and many others. Steven Spielberg calls Lew the BEST screenwriting teacher.
Hunter lives in Nebraska where he heads a summer screenwriting colony for aspiring screenwriters. In 1998, nine of the ten top-grossing films were written by students of Lew's.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
this is a day-long summit where writers learn about the craft in an intimate setting capped by our SACRAMENTO FILM AWARDS where we see who will win in 4 separate screenwriting categories including our grand prize, the Lew Hunter Screenwriting award for excellence!
Over the years the conference has featured many luminaries and film pros including...
Dallas King - CEO of Red Rabbit pictures
Michelle Amor - “Tupac Shakur, Before I wake”
Richard Walter - UCLA Dean of Screenwriting
John Daly - Producer, "Platoon"
...Plus MANY More!
2017 ITINERARY: (this year still under construction)
10AM - A Writer's Journey
11AM - Beyond Structure
12PM - Lunch Break
1PM - Pitch Fest
2PM - Building Your Resume With Shorts
2PM - Making a Living as a Writer
7PM - Sacramento Film Awards