Tag Archive for screenwriting

Online Workshop: FiLMLaBtv with Alyssa Roehrenbeck

FILMLABtv Episodic web series

Online Workshop: Writing a Script that Producers Want Want to know what Producers are thinking about your script as they read it? Join Willamette Writers and FiLMLaBtv for a workshop with producer Alyssa Roehrenbeck on November 3rd. This workshop delves into the mind of a Producer or Production Company and will help writers gain a…

Experts Weigh In: 10 Crucial Screenwriting Mistakes

Experts Weigh In: 10 Crucial Screenwriting Mistakes Lee Jessup, a member of our screenwriting faculty at the upcoming Willamette Writer’s Conference and the author of Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches and Getting It Write: An Insider’s Guide To A Screenwriting Career shares how to avoid ten screenwriting mistakes. You can find this post and others…

FiLMLaB Heads To The Portland Film Festival

In case you missed it, FiLMLaB debuted its 2016 short film, INTERCEPT, at the Willamette Writers Conference earlier this month. We were pleased to have good turn out and an enthusiastic Q & A with the audience. But if you couldn’t make it to the debut, fear not, because this week FiLMLaB heads to the…

FiLMLaB Grand Prize Winner Announced!

Last week our four finalists consulted with screenwriting mentor and 2016 FiLMLaB Director, Randall Jahnson, before diving into an optional script rewrite; a chance to improve their original seven page script with notes from our Celebrity Judges. By Thursday night, all of the revised scripts were in and ready to review by our Producers Circle,…

2016 FiLMLaB Semifinalists

Another round of reading and script evaluation has been completed! A new set of judges have weighed in to determine which scripts will advance to the next round. Without further ado, we are happy to announce the 2016 FiLMLaB Semifinalists: DARLIN COMMIT ME, by Douglas Boom FRAME OF MIND, by Shaun Radecki OBJECT OF AFFECTION,…

Randall Jahnson To Direct 2016 FiLMLaB

Are you ready to join the grand experiment?We are nearly at the end of our submission period. 2016 FiLMLaB kicked off during the first week of January and will close in the last week of March. March 26th, to be precise. March 26th, at midnight to be even more precise. And even though all the…

FiLMLaB Directors Panel Q&A

Join us at the Post 5 Theater on Saturday, March 5th for our FiLMLaB Directors Panel. Free to Willamette Writers members ($10 non-member paid at the door) this event features all of our FiLMLaB directors from the past four years and a chance to have your questions answered! Join these three directors: Christopher Alley of Ampersand…

The FiLMLaB Experiment 2016

Willamette Writers Script to Scree FilmLab Open for submissions

“At FiLMLaB, the experiment is you.” No, really. We mean it. The FiLMLaB experiment 2016 is all about you, the writer, and what happens when you step into the lab. It is not easy being the subject of an experiment. Nor is it any fun having limitations placed on your creativity: seven pages, four characters, and…

FiLMLaB Directors Panel Q & A

Join us at the Post 5 Theater on Saturday, March 5th for our FiLMLaB Directors Panel. Free to Willamette Writers members ($10 non-member paid at the door) this event features all of our FiLMLaB directors from the past four years and a chance to have your questions answered! Join these three directors: Christopher Alley of Ampersand…

Cynthia Whitcomb Offers Winter 2016 Screenwriting Class

Cynthia Whitcomb’s Winter 2016 Screenwriting Class Six Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Feb 20, 27, Mar 12, 19, 26, April 2 Cost $495 Location: Cynthia’s Home in North Wilsonville To enroll call Willamette Writers (503) 305-6729 From Idea to Completed Script Includes structure, scene cards, storyboards, set ups, payoffs, subplots, character development, research, format,…