Wednesday, February 21, 2018

March 2018 Meeting

Maine Romance Writers is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting romance and other fiction writers via networking and programming. Through monthly meetings and workshops, we strive to provide continuing assistance in the journey to publication, whether by a traditional path, a small press, or independent publishing.

Our next meeting is Saturday, March 17th at the USM Campus in Lewiston, Maine
From Book to Screen
Christina Morris will be explaining the process of taking your story from the pages of a book to the big screen. The lengthy process of optioning a material to a script, preproduction, production, post and marketing. How to navigate agencies, unions and festivals, as well as determining which medium is the best platform for your story. With the changing industry there are more avenues than ever before to tell your story and a variety of resources to help you with the process. 

Christina Morris is an award-winning independent filmmaker who works for FiveCurrents, an entertainment company that produces live global events including 12 Olympic ceremonies. She has received her directing certificate from UCLA, graduating with honors, though she has over 10 years experience in the entertainment industry. Most notably, 5 years as a Senior Coordinator at Starz Network and Studio, helping to create award-winning programming including Outlander, The White Queen and The Dresser. 
Christina began her career as an actress, having graduated from the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, she is a Screen Actors Guild member and member of Women In Film. Her experience spans from casting to market research with a working knowledge of all aspects of filmmaking, having written, produced and directed several independent films.

Meeting Location:
 USM Lewiston Campus
51 Westminster Street; Room 103
Lewiston, ME 04240

Click here for directions                 Click here for a campus map

Meeting Times:
General Meeting: 11 AM - 12 PM
Brown Bag Social 12 PM - 1 PM
Speaker: 1 PM - 2 PM

New members are always welcome, no matter where you are on your writing journey. If you're interested in joining our group, click here for more info!

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