Most screenwriters draft up the blueprints for amazing stories all alone, with just a cup of coffee to guide them. Many may have a pile of scripts but have never had their creative words progress into production. Getting a chance to see your work delivered by actors on a big screen gives you the full scope of the industry you are in and will make you a better writer. Catch these highlights from the Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Festival, as Lee Chambers talks about getting your script to the big screen.
Are you looking for distribution for your short or feature? Alberto Tihan launched a Canadian film distribution company called Kinoklik. An actor, filmmaker and entrepreneur, Alberto - the founder and CEO of Kinoklik - wants to change and improve the film distribution system for independent and emerging filmmakers. Check out Kinoklik.ca.
Actor BASIL HOFFMAN has worked with distinguished film directors such as Carl Reiner, Alan J. Pakula, the Coen Brothers, Steven Spielberg, Blake Edwards, Sydney Pollack, Ron Howard and Robert Redford - twice. He appeared in two Best Picture Academy Award winners: Ordinary People and The Artist, and is the author of the best selling book, ACTING: HOW TO BE GOOD AT IT.
Formerly a film journalist and professional wrestler, Carter Lee now runs HorrorMoviesHub.com and Final Girl Productions. He is a public speaker and also the author of the critically-acclaimed book, ‘When Jonathan Cried for Me’. As a warning... his favourite movie quote is shocking.
Amazing business advice from Tim Tortora who will advises investors on how to avoid getting conned in Hollywood. Tim ran Oprah Winfrey's film and long-form TV unit, produced at Mandalay Sports Entertainment and worked on Jackass: The Movie.
Screenwriter, Penny LauRae, joins Lee Chambers to discuss her ordeal fighting Oscar nominee Peter Morgan over the screenplay to the movie, Hereafter directed by Clint Eastwood. Copyright and intellectual property is a serious matter for all filmmakers and screenwriters and Penny shares her legal woes.
ep2: Inspiration, Amazon Prime and Google's home page
Filmmaking is a team sport and a crazy mix of being an art form and a business. It's expensive making movies. From shorts to features, how can filmmakers find inspiration and more importantly... have their films seen. Lee Chambers goes solo today to share the goods.
"Lee was an insightful informative guest. I've already had information hungry filmmakers asking me to have him on again. He is a great conversationalist with a good
sense of humor and brings a lifetime of experience
and expertise to the discussion."
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Entries from around the world, scheduling nightmares... What is it like to run a film festival? Annette and Warren Hull create movies and award-winning screenplays via AnnWar Productions. They are also the Festival Directors behind the Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Festival - one of the coolest festivals on the circuit.