Final Draft Meetup & Screening w/History of Violence Screenwriter Josh Olson
Monday, March 10, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Enjoy a drink and network with screenwriter Josh Olson followed by a screening of his critically acclaimed film A History of Violence on the patio at the Cat & Fiddle
Are you a screenwriter looking to network with other creatives and hang out with an acclaimed screenwriter?
Join Final Draft, Inc. at the Cat & Fiddle on March 10th for our monthly meetup, featuring Josh Olson, screenwriter of Infested and A History of Violence.
The meetup starts at 7pm with mingling and networking with fellow screenwriters and filmmakers and a Q&A at 8pm. After the meetup, Cat & Fiddle will screen Josh Olson's A Hsitory of Violence in their courtyard.
Final Draft, Inc. is offering this special event to you free of charge. Plus, Cat & Fiddle has a special deal for you - Monday is $12 dollar Pie & Pint night. Yup! $12 dollars for your choice of a meat, vegetarian or chicken pie and pint of creative juice (draft beer).
Don't miss out and join us for good food, good fun and good movies!
ABOUT JOSH OLSON
Josh Olson’s screenplay for the film A History of Violence was nominated for the Academy Award, the BAFTA, the WGA award and the Edgar. He is also the writer/director of the horror/comedy cult movie Infested. He co-wrote an adaptation of Harlan Ellison’s The Discarded for the ABC TV series Masters of Science Fiction. The episode starred Brian Dennehy and John Hurt, and was directed by Star Trek’s Jonathan Frakes
He adapted Halo for producer Peter Jackson and director Neill Blomkamp; and his adaptation of the Dennis Lehane short story Until Gwen made the Black List. He’ll be directing it shortly. He wrote a sequel to The Wizard of Oz for Warner Bros., and adapted Lee Child’s bestselling Jack Reacher novel One Shot for Paramount. His Village Voice essay “I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script” became an Internet phenomenon, getting upwards of four million hits.
He’s currently writing a thriller for Mick Jagger. Olson can also be seen commenting on classic film trailers at Joe Dante’s website, TRAILERS FROM HELL.
When & Where
Final Draft, Inc.
Final Draft, Inc. was founded in 1991 to develop a scriptwriting program that allows the writer to concentrate on the creative process and not on Hollywood's stringent formatting rules. Since then, Final Draft has become the Hollywood industry standard and the world's #1–selling scriptwriting program.
To learn more about Final Draft, Inc., visit: www.finaldraft.com.