2013 FiLMLaB Winner – Coffee. Table. Book.

2013 Winning Script – “Inspiration” (renamed COFFEE. TABLE. BOOK. in post-production) by Barbara Thomas


 Past winners of Willamette Writers' FiLMLaB - Coffee. Table. Book. by Barbara Thomas

  • Written by Barbara Thomas
  • Directed by Christopher Alley
  • Starring Brynn Baron, Greg Alexander, and Ruth Witteried
  • Assistant Director, Anthony Forsyth
  • Edited by Eric Macey
  • Production Designer, Emily Wahl
  • Producers, Brynn Baron and Christopher Alley
  • Executive Producers, Ruth Witteried, Stefan Feuerherdt, Bill Johnson
  • Produced by Willamette Writers and Ampersand Productions

Barbara’s Winning Script (PDF)


Finalists, 2013

CROW AND SQUIRREL by Matt Merenda
STAND OFF by Micki Selvitella
VALIDATIONS by Susie Rodrigues
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES by Christine Thackeray
INSPIRATION by Barbara Thomas


Semi-Finalists, 2013

DINNER WITH NETANYAHU by Stacy Jo Coffey
JAVA RUSH by Jennifer Kaczmarek
SOMETIMES OVER COFFEE by Adam Franks
WHY by Ted Blasche
CROW AND SQUIRREL by Matt Merenda
STAND OFF by Micki Selvitella
VALIDATIONS by Susie Rodrigues
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES by Christine Thackeray
INSPIRATION by Barbara Thomas

Ruth Witteried

Ruth Witteried

As Visual Media Director, Ruth Witteried works with all programs based in the visual arts, including screenwriting and film production. As Executive Director of the FiLMLaB competition and project, she produced the 2012 FiLMLaB short, Alis Volat Propriis, winner of the 2013 OIFF Best Comedic Short; 2013′s Coffee.Table.Book.; 2014’s Unwelcome Guests, and in 2015, The Return of Bug Eyed Bill. She acted as Film Coordinator for the Willamette Writers Conference from 2011-2013 and occasionally teaches screenwriting at Clark College. She currently is Executive Director of Willamette Writers’ FiLMLaB. You can follow her on Twitter @sityourassdown1 or Facebook at FiLMLaB. Contact her. (visualmedia@willamettewriters.org)