Saturday, August 26th, 2pm at Peaks & Pints
This panel discusses the struggles, successes, and failures encountered while pursuing a career as a screenwriter. In this moderated Q&A, local screenwriters will describe their strategies for success and perseverance in an industry that at times seems to be closed to outsiders.
Daryle Conners is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and video game designer, whose short film, J’arrive, shot in Paris, premiered at SIFF in 2015. She writes screenplays and interactive scripts and has designed many game titles for the PC and iPhone/iPad, including “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”, the first real-time rendered 3D game for children. She has interviewed everyone from Pope Benedict XVI to Madonna, and co-produced a 5-hour documentary series for PBS called “The Faithful Revolution. Daryle is currently co-producing two feature film projects – The Small Star Seminar, with Cory McAbee, and Idaho ’73 with Mischa Jakupcak and Diane Kurys.