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Friday, October 30 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
SECOND ROUNDERS AND ABOVE PANEL: Anatomy of the Business

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This panel is open to Second Rounders and above only.

A panel for anyone interested in learning the current practices within the business of screenwriting. Hear from agents, managers, producers, and executives on how to make the most of your relationship and propel your writing career forward. Covering everything from how to be a great client to having realistic expectations within the business, this discussion will reveal essential emerging trends and tricks of the trade.

This panel is open to Second Rounders and above.

Moderators
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Scott Richter

Moderator
Scott M. Richter is an award winning WGA writer, producer, director, attorney and President of Richter Scale Media, his Los Angeles based production company. A double graduate cum laude of the University of Miami and a member of Law Review, Scott has practiced law in both Florida and California and has also written extensively for print and television media.Scott won the Austin Film Festival’s drama teleplay competition for his Grey’s... Read More →

Panelists
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Geoff Betts

Business Agent WGA East
Geoff Betts has been a Business Agent with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) for the past eight years. He administers the Guild’s Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) on behalf of all WGA film, television and digital media writers on the east coast. Prior to the WGAE , he worked for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for over six years as a Union Organizer and Representative. Geoff has a Master of Arts from the University... Read More →
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Roy Lee

executive producer Bates Motel, The Departed, The Ring, The Grudge; producer The Lego Movie
ROY LEE (Producer) earned his first motion picture producing credit asExecutive Producer on Gore Verbinski’s 2002 blockbuster The Ring. He went on toproduce the 2004 haunted house horror The Grudge, which, upon its October 2004release, broke the record for the biggest opening weekend of all time for a horror film.October 2006 saw the release of The Departed, a crime thriller at Warner Bros., directedby Martin Scorsese and starring Jack... Read More →
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Jarrod Murray

co-founder Epicenter
Jarrod grew up in small-town Alabama, and attended the University of Southern Mississippi. After saving up money working in construction, he spent a few months interning in New York, then made the cross-country trek to LA for grad school at the American Film Institute's producing program.    Post-AFI, he worked his way up from intern to creative executive for agent-turned-producer Marty Adelstein, where he worked on Prison... Read More →
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Diana Williams

Lucasfilm, Story Group
In 2013 Diana Williams joined Lucasfilm as a member of the Story Group, the team charged with developing narrative cohesion and connectivity within the Star Wars universe. She is also the creative liaison to ILMxLab, the newly announced division that will combine compelling storytelling, technological innovation and world-class production to create immersive entertainment experiences.   Prior to Lucasfilm, Diana was a... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:45am - 12:00pm
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary

Attendees (143)