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Academy Award Winners and Nominee Keynote Scriptwriters Showcase

Final Draft and script magazine partner up to present conference April 7 ? 9 (March 08, 2006)

2005 Academy Award Winners Diana Ossana (Adapted Screenplay for Brokeback Mountain) and Bobby Moresco (Original Screenplay for Crash) and Academy Award Nominee Josh Olson (Adapted Screenplay for A History of Violence) will share a bit of their wit and wisdom with writers as keynote speakers at the Scriptwriters Showcase, presented by Final Draft and scr(i)pt magazine April 7-9, 2006 at the Sheraton Universal Studios.  

In addition to the keynote, registrants are invited to take part in four separate panels: Film Feature Writing, TV Writing, Writer Development which discusses the legalities and business know-how of getting your project made, and Other Scriptwriting which uncovers opportunities in writing for video games, commercials and documentaries. 

New to the conference this year is ?Take a Meeting, where registrants can take a 15-minute one-on-one meeting with industry executives, agents and producers in a professional environment. Registrants also have access to the Market Place, featuring new products and technologies available to scriptwriters, as well as the opportunity to attend networking parties and advanced screenings.  

Registration fee is $149. Students with valid ID are eligible for a discounted rate of $125. Take a Meeting registration is $99 per meeting. Register online at  

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 professional's choice and the world's #1-selling scriptwriting program.

Since 1989, scr(i)pt magazine has been the leading source for information on the craft and business of writing for film. Each issue is devoted to filmmaking from the screenwriters POV. Articles written by writers and agents working in the industry focus on both the craft of writing and the business of selling a screenplay.


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