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The Business of Publishing: Screenwriting Edition

Are you interested in screenwriting? Do you want tips and tricks on how to break into the screenwriting industry? Have you considered marketing strategies to become a successful screenwriter? Then join us for an exciting networking event and panel discussion with Q&A featuring local professors and screenwriters. Don’t forget to bring a pen and paper for notes, as well as business cards for networking!

Registration is required. To register, contact the Central Library, Humanities Department at 410-396-5487 or hum@prattlibrary.org.

Panelists include:

Joe Tropea, Curator of Films & Photographs and Digital Projects Coordinator at the Maryland Historical Society; former journalist, videographer, and editor for Baltimore¹s City Paper; co-creator of the documentaries Hit & Stay (2013) and Sickies Making Films (2018);

Dina Fiasconaro, creator of the feature documentary Moms and Meds (2015), available on Amazon; co-founder of the Baltimore Chapter of Film Fatales; recipient of the “Generation Next” screenwriting grant; currently teaches Film & Moving Image at Stevenson University;

David Warfield, feature credits include writer/director of Rows (2015), writer/co-producer Linewatch and Kill Me Again; member, WGAW; an American Film Institute fellow; currently an Associate Professor of screenwriting, film, and media arts at Morgan State University;

Jimmy George, co-writer and co-producer of WNUF Halloween Special (2013); co-writing and co-producing What Happens Next Will Scare You; awarded “Best Screenplay” at the 2013 Killer Film Fest;


Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room
1531 W. North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21217

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Teens, Adults

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Programs For Adults

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond

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