The Tennessee Screenwriting Association will present Script-com, a daylong screenwriting seminar, on Saturday, April 14, at Watkins College of Art, Design & FIlm.
Watkins Professor and Film School Chair Steve Womack hosts the event, which is open to public and features panels discussions and Q&A with professional screenwriters and authors. Admission is $45 in advance or $50 at the door; students with ID, $25. Doors open at 9 a.m., and the seminar begins at 10 a.m.
Among the participants is Oscar winner Tom Schulman, best known for Dead Poets Society, which won the Best Screenplay Academy Award. One of his teachers at boys’ prep school Montgomery Bell Academy, Sam Pickering, was the basis for the character Robin Williams portrayed in the film.Other Schulman scripts include Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Welcome to Mooseport, What About Bob?, 8 Heads in A Duffel Bag and Medicine Man. Tom is a Vanderbilt graduate and served as vice president of the Writers Guild of America, West. Also scheduled to speak are Robert Franke (The Chonicles Of Riddick, Made Men), Robert Orr (Savior, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans) and Vanderbilt professor Will Akers (Your Screenplay Sucks).
To register or for more infomation, visit www.script-com.us