Join us for ISA's Third Thursdays - Seattle!
Come meet other local filmmakers and have a chance to win a door prize! Join us for this fun evening of socializing, and let's build a community of screenwriters! This event is free and open to all. Producers, directors, actors and all other members of the film and television community are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by Nickelodeon.
WHEN: September 19th, 2019 7:00pm
WHERE: The Rendezvous
2322 2nd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
HOW MUCH: Free and open to all!
DOOR PRIZES for the night include:
PLUS: All attendees receive $5 off entry fee from Cinequest and 15% off entry fee from The Great American Script Contest.
SPECIAL GUEST: Ben Andrews from the Seattle Film Summit.
TOPIC: Collaboration within the local film community.
Ben Andrews has 25 years of project management experience ranging across three industries, including involvement in a spectrum of projects in the digital content creation industry. Narrative films he’s directed or produced have been in over 150 films festivals and have won dozens of awards. Commercially he’s directed or produced dozens of projects varying from industrial to public broadcast segments. In 2011 he was the executive producer for Washington State’s largest volunteer film production, with over 150 people from across the world. He’s also the founder and executive director of the Seattle Film Summit and Renton City Comicon. As an actor he’s been involved in over 200 projects, ranging from zero budget indies to multi-million dollar features and national television.
Ben will lead a panel to discuss collaboration within the local film community.
MEET YOUR HOST: Kristin Raven
Kristin completed the University of Washington Screenwriting Certificate Program in 2017. Since then, she has had scripts advance in both the Austin Film Festival and Final Draft screenwriting competitions.
She currently serves as the Vice-President and the Events Chair for the Northwest Screenwriters Guild, helping to foster the growing link between Hollywood and the screenwriting community in the Pacific Northwest.
In her free time, Kristin is often hiking through the beautiful trails of Washington or cheering on the Seahawks and the UW Huskies.
Nickelodeon The Nickelodeon Writing Program offers emerging television writers from around the world a paid opportunity to develop their craft and launch their careers. While in the Program, writers hone their skills, build a professional network and gain real-world experience in writers’ rooms for our critically acclaimed live-action and animated shows. Visit nickwriting.com for all the details and be sure to follow them on Facebook (@nickwriting) and Twitter (@nickwriting) for updates, tips, and giveaways!
Capital Fund Screenplay Competition is where your scripts are read directly by investors who buy projects and fund films at the studio level - domestically and abroad. Investors or Funds may elect to option or purchase your script at any time regardless of whether or not your script places in the contest. All current and previous years winners and The Hot 100 Lists are showcased at investor meetings at the major film markets worldwide. Your summary and logline will get exposure year after year. Our entrants have been optioned and sold at AFM, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, and Shanghai film markets.
The Great American Script Contest will be bringing not only legit and first-rate chances for you to connect with industry decision makers, agents and producers in Los Angeles, but also provide opportunity to network at live events in Chicago and LA. Script Con will not only be one of the best opportunities for you to get your writing seen and discovered, finalists will all be part of the physical film festivals in Chicago (March) and in LA (June). Teaming with Chicago Comedy, LA Comedy Film Festival and Chicago Independent Film +TV Festivals, The Great American Script Contest is set to give you unbelievable access and connections to the industry.
Cinequest Voted Best Film Festival by USA Today Readers, the 2019 edition of Cinequest will do as much with Film & Technology as ever while expanding to include additional creative experiences such as virtual and augmented realities, fashion, writing, television, dance, art & design, a creativity summit, and more! Cinequest presents over 130 World and U.S. premiere films, groundbreaking innovations, virtual and augmented reality experiences--plus fashion, writing, dance, art, and design integrations. Picture The Possibilities by Cinequest holds its annual Creativity Summit during the Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival as well. Over 1,100 artists, innovators, and youth present from over 50 countries each year.
(If you are a writer and want to be considered for the TOP 25, you must be an ISAConnect Member)