Day of the Writer

Day of the Writer 2010

Day of the Writer

Running Time: 300 mins

“Best Festival for Screenwriters” – Chris Gore, Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide

Laugh all the way to the The End.

Join Cinequest and top experts on the art of comedy writing. Learn from those who know how to bring the funny, with legendary panelists who have spawned multiple films and shows that include “Spiderman,” “Family Matters” and “Home Improvement.” This is the event for all aspiring and seasoned writers, plus those who are curious about the science behind the laugh.

10:00am to Noon at the University Theatre
Part One - How to Write Comedy for the Big Screen Learn More >>

1:00pm to 2:30pm at the University Theatre
Part Two - Comedy Writing for Television Learn More >>

3:00pm to 4:30pm at the University Theatre
Part Three - The Maverick Spirit Conversation Learn More >>

Purchase of the $20 Day of the Writer ticket includes all parts of the Day of the Writer.

Top 10 Finalists for Cinequest 20 Screenplay Competition

(in alphabetical order)

“Baron of Havana” written by Alex Simon
“Happy Kitty Kitty Funtime” written by James Piggot
“Kane” written by Evan Menzel
“Man with the Handlebar Mustache” written by Rob Rex
“Pyotr” written by Steve Warren
“Ripples” written by Mark Winzer
“The Running” written by Laura Black
“Season of Mists” written by Kevin Brodie
“The Stolen Mistress” written by Mark McPherson
“Zero Sum” written by Sarah Vaughan

Cinequest 20 Screenplay Competition Jury

(in alphabetical order)

Jacques Themalaque (President of Filmmakers Alliance, Co-President of FA Productions)
James Dalessandro (Author and Screenwriter of “1906” upcoming Disney/Pixar live action film, screenwriter of “Citizen Jane”)
Janet Jeffries (Development Executive, Lawrence Bender Productions)
Marla Halperin (President of Publicity and Promotion, Magic lamp PR)
Nancy Rae Stone (Independent Producer, First Light Films)
Valerie Farabee (Independent Producer)

Winners will be announced during the Day of the Writer.