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Hey Portland. Get ready to celebrate indie film!!! From Aug 29 - Sept 5, we have movies, workshops, classes, parties and more at Laurelhurst Theater. Download: #PDXFF16 program | #PDXFF16 one-sheetPurchase: VIP, all-access and industry passes on sale now. Tickets: Buy individual tickets by clicking on the movie, workshop or class below.

All shows starting after 5:00pm are strictly 21 and over.
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Wednesday, August 31 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
SCREENWRITING: Writing is Rewriting

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Congratulations!  You’ve finished your first draft.  Now, the real work can begin.

Perhaps your script needs a faster pace, a new twist, or another character.  Or, maybe you think it’s absolutely perfect.  But the studio doesn’t.  The producer has notes - lots and lots of notes.  The director thinks it should be a different genre altogether.  The lead actor won’t say the lines as written.  You’ve just lost your location.  And because of the budget, you have to cut 25 pages.  Welcome to rewriting in film and television.

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Laurie Craig

Laurie Craig is particularly known for her work in family film and romantic comedy.  Laurie wrote the original screenplay for the movie PAULIE for Dreamworks.  The critically acclaimed film starred Tony Shaloub and Gena Rowlands. Laurie's other credits include co-writing the Miramax release, ELLA ENCHANTED, starring Anne Hathaway, and Fox’s RAMONA AND BEEZUS, based on the books of Beverly Cleary, and starring Joey King and Selena Gomez. She... Read More →

Wednesday August 31, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Laurelhurst Theater 2735 E Burnside St, Portland OR 97214

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