Philadelphia Screenwriters Happy Hour!!!

/Philadelphia Screenwriters Happy Hour!!!

september, 2019

18sep6:30 pm8:30 pmPhiladelphia Screenwriters Happy Hour!!!

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The Philadelphia Screenwriters Happy Hour is a monthly gathering of writers, actors, directors, producers and anyone interested in creating film in Philadelphia and beyond. We meet monthly to network, feature industry professionals who share their knowledge and advice about the industry, and provide attendees with the opportunity to share their work. Members have been featured through live readings of screenplays or screenings of their finished work. Our goal is to keep the movie dream alive in Philadelphia so come join us!

Our September meeting will features Michael J. Dennis. Michael has over 20 years of experience as a filmmaker, critic and festival curator. He holds a B.F.A. from New York University and a M.F.A. from the American Film Institute. In 1999, he founded Reelblack, a film company dedicated to creating and promoting “Good movies ‘bout Black folks.” He has directed and edited over 450 segments for Reelblack TV. A three-time grant recipient of Mind TV’s Philadelphia Stories, his work has screened on CNN, BET, WYBE-TV and Aspire TV. Awards include Film of the Year, for Philly Boy (2002), Best Documentary NC Black Film Festival for Jazzyfatnastees in Process (2003), Emerging Filmmaker Award NC Black Film Festival (2004), CNN IReport Grand Jury Prize for The 13th Amendment (2008), PhillyCAM Impact Award (2013), Citation from Philadelphia City Council (2013).


(Wednesday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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The Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) is a "film commission" representing southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

We are a member of the Association of Film Commissions International (AFCI). GPFO, first established in 1985 as a part of Philadelphia city government, continues to reside within city offices.

In 1992, we became a regional economic development agency, incorporating in 2000 as the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation.


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