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NYCSCREENWRITER ON THE ROAD


HBO SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL

Join me every Monday evening in Bryant park.
I am co-host of Reel Talk. Best of all, it's free!





DC SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL


Hail to the chief! I got accepted into the DC Shorts Film Fest and meet President Obama, Hillary and Michael Jackson.  Weird, eh?

Click "PLAY" to see how...




HOLLINS M.F.A
SCREENWRITING PROGRAM




In the summer of 2009 I was invited by the Hollins University MFA screenwriting summer program director, Dr. Klaus Phillips, to be a visiting professor.  See what I learned about why you should get a screenwriting degree.

  










Remember, keep writing!


ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL


After being a winner Atlanta screenplay competition last September, I knew I wanted to submit the short film I co-wrote, Helium Man --what happens if you sucked too much helium and floated away -- 

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BEVERLY HILLS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Helium Man, a short film I co-wrote, was accepted to the Beverly Hills short film Festival.  The fest took place in the epicenter of LA, therefore rife for networking.  

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ATLANTA FILM FEST WEEKEND


As a winner of the Atlanta Film Festival screenwriting competition. I, along with other writers, were housed, feed, spoiled and mentored. The weekend included having my script, Grilled Cheese Virgin analyzed by two professionals and hearing an excerpt read aloud by actors. 

Click "PLAY" to see what it's like a be spoiled --





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AUSTIN  FILM  FESTIVAL

I made a pilgrimage to the screenwriting mecca, the Austin Film Festival.  There I met industry execs, attended numerous panels, networked and made a lot of new friends.  Also, met and chatted with Oscar winning director Ron Howard -- the nicest man in show business. 

So click "PLAY", grab a BBQ rib and enjoy!




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DARK RIVER FILM FESTIVAL





After being accepted to the Dark River Film Festival for my first feature, I Killed You 'Cause I Had To, I flew down and were treated to almost thirty film premieres shown in competition. The highlights were meeting the other filmmakers and talking "shop."

The icing on the cake: winning BEST FEATURE HORROR/THRILLER! Click "PLAY" to see--


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NORTHWEST SCREENWRITERS GUILD




I was invited to give a Creative Goal Workshop at the Northwest Screenwriters Guild in sunny Seattle.  We caffeined, wrote, got inspired and rode the Space Needle.

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EERIE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL


NYCscreenwriter founder, Steven Arvanites, whipped over to theEerie Horror Film Fest to report on the scene, interview VIPs, pick up an award and check out all the shenanigans!

Enjoy the video and remember membership and classes are always free.

Join us today!










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