Writer/Director & Producer Industry Access Night
Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Special guests Corky Arnold and Steve Gellman share their writing and filmmaking expertise with interview host Linda Frothingham. Join us for a lively industry Q & A.
Steve and Corky are a Producer/Director team that is developing a slate of feature films with partners in Canada and Los Angeles. The first of these productions -- “FUTURE WARRIOR” – begins pre-production in 2014.
$5 online/$15 at the door.
That night, bring a printout of your first 10-15 pages of your screenwriting to submit for future writing consideration. Put your logline (with no more than 20 words) name, and contact information on a cover page. Any genre. No phone calls please or outside submissions directly to them.
A ChicagoScreenwriters.org Monthly event.
Corky Arnold, Director/Writer
Los Angeles native Corky Arnold is a sold-screenwriter and DGA director. He is an internationally recognized director of television commercials and longer content specializing in comedy – utilizing live-action, special effects and animation. On his way to directing, Corky worked as an advertising agency copywriter/art director/producer in New York; while in Hollywood he designed/ directed combinations of live-action, motion graphics, digital effects and animation for commercials and movies. Awards won as Director: Cannes Lion, Clio, New York Festival for Advertising and the Grand Global International.
Steve Gellman, Producer
Steve Gellman produces commercials, infoadvertainment and entertainment. A recipient of the Clio, Grand Global International, Med Ad and other awards, his producing credits also include feature films released in theaters, on television (HBO/Cinemax, Syfy, TNT) and DVD: “Project: MetalBeast” (Blue Ridge Entertainment, Lionsgate, Warner Home Video, Prism Pictures), “Butch Camp” (Troma Entertainment, Ariztocal Entertainment), “Neowolf” (Lionsgate).
When & Where
Chicago Screenwriters Network
Chicago Screenwriters Network was founded in 1995 by Ed Bernero (‘Criminal Minds,’ ‘Third Watch,’) as an online message group; in-person meetings were subsequently organized by Christiana Miller (‘General Hospital,’). Entering its third decade, CSN has become an invaluable resource to Chicago-area screenwriters, producers, directors, and actors in film, television, and other media. CSN offers its members education and support through programming at monthly meetings. Plus a monthly script exchange.