Past Meetup

Script DC

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Time: Friday, October 18 to Sunday, October 20, 2013

Where & When:

School of Media and Public Affairs, GWU

805 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Start: Friday, October 18, 2013 at 6:30 PM End: Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Workshops for writers, directors, producers
Don't miss this opportunity to learn from industry experts
how you can get your script written and made!

Join us for a the weekend-full event, including:

* Opening Night Screening and Q&A with filmmaker;
* Workshops for all skill levels - from beginner to seasoned pro;
* To celebrate the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Award to Carol Burnett, ScriptDC presents writing and producing comedy workshops;
* Dara Marks will teach two 3-hour intensive writing workshops;
* Joan Darling will teach two 3-hour intensive workshops on directing comedy;
* Pitching workshops with Laurie Scheer, Elena San Gabino and other experts;
* Have first five pages of your script read by actors and receive a critique;
* Receive a critique of your program pitch by industry professionals

More information about ScriptDC can be found here:

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ScriptDC is the largest event of its kind in the region.

Sponsored by BET Networks, Mimi Polk Gitlin, MovieMaker, The Actor's Center

Sponsorships still available. Call Melissa Houghton, 202-429-9438.

ScriptDC (October 18-20, 2013) is the conference for Mid-Atlantic writers, producers and talent to achieve their creative dreams by connecting them with accomplished teachers, consultants and industry professionals. The conference opens with a screening Friday, October 18. Saturday, October 19 is a day full of workshops and master classes (you can see the schedule here ( The conference closes on October 20 with a day of pitch and script critiques provided by our expert guests!

Confirmed speakers include Joan Darling, a pioneering writer/director (Mary Hartman/Mary Hartman, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show), Rachel Grady (Loki Films, Jesus Camp, Detropia), Judy Kerr(dialogue coach, Seinfeld), Dara Marks (author and script consultant), Golan Ramras (development executive, Iron Man, Mr. & Mrs. Smith), Elena San Gabino (development executive, AMC, We TV, BBC America), Laurie Scheer (development executive and author). We will also be welcoming Monica Lee Bellais (writer/producer/teacher), Arla Bowers (screenwriter), Maryanne Culpepper (Graffiti Works), Kendra Cunningham (comedian, Funny or Die), Kevin Downs (writer/teacher), Ginny Durrin (filmmaker), Alli Haney(comedian), Anna Jhirad, Aviva Kempner (filmmaker), Kiley Kraskouskas (filmmaker/fundraising consultant), Adele Schmidt (filmmaker/coach), Nina Gilden Seavey (filmmaker). Speaker biographies are available here (

There will be workshops for beginning writers, documentary filmmakers, and several sessions on writing and producing comedy. Here’s the schedule of workshops on Saturday, October 19 ( Take it from us, you want to register (! If you prefer to register by fax or mail, you can download the registration form here. (

2013 Sponsors include BET Networks, Mimi Polk Gitlin, MovieMaker Magazine and The Actors’ Center