SCREENWRITING: The FiLMLaB Project: INTERCEPT
Christopher Alley is a Portland film professional with over ten years in the film and television industry (MIAMI VICE, GRIMM). Director of the first two FiLMLaB shorts in 2012 & 2013 (and winner Best Comedic Short at 2013 OIFF), he returned this year to produce the 2016 winning short written by Shaun Radecki and directed by veteran screenwriter Randall Jahnson. Join Chris for a panel discussion at THE FiLMLaB EXPERIMENT.
Randall Jahnson has been a professional screenwriter for 30 years. He's worked with such diverse filmmaking talent as Steven Spielberg, Penelope Spheeris, Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee, and Jonathan Demme. His credits include The Doors (as “J. Randal Johnson”), Dudes, The Mask of Zorro, Sunset Strip, and episodes of the HBO cable series Tales from the Crypt. He also wrote Gun, an epic Western video game, which was voted Best Story at the 2005... Read More →
Shaun Radecki is the winning writer of this year's 2016 FiLMLab competition. He also had a second script reach this year's finals and three others received honors in the 2015 competition. Originally from the Chicagoland area, Shaun has worked on several TV shows in both New York and Los Angeles before moving to Portland two years ago. In addition to short scripts, he also enjoys writing features and fiction.
Ted Rooney was born and raised in Portland. Oregon. He completed his undergraduate degree in theatre at Lewis and Clark College and received his MFA in acting at Temple University. After college, Ted played semi-pro basketball in Germany. He lived for 6 years in New York City pursuing theatre, and he lived ten years in Los Angeles continuing with theatre pursuits, commercial work and guest appearances on television. He is proud to have achieved... Read More →
Ruth Witteried is the Director of Visual Media at the nonprofit Willamette Writers Group, and co-founder of the FiLMLaB Script-To-Screen Contest. As a past Film Coordinator for the annual Willamette Writers Conference, she promoted the idea of a short screenwriting contest to help aspiring screenwriters gain professional experience by both challenging their writing and giving them on the job training as their script was transformed into a... Read More →
Saturday September 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
2735 E Burnside St, Portland OR 97214