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Saturday, April 24 • 11:05am - 12:20pm
Panel | Getting In: An Inside Look at Screenwriting Competitions & Fellowships

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Screenwriting Competitions and Fellowships can be a great way to break into the industry, but what’s the best way to get noticed? Should you tailor your application to each program, or always bring something new to the table? Bring all your burning questions to this panel featuring the top screenwriting competitions and fellowship programs out there, presented by Coverfly.

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Tom Dever

and Independent Film Producer, Head of Writer Development for Coverfly
Tom Dever is the Director of Writer Development for Industry Arts, the parent company of ScreenCraft and Coverfly. He has been running competitions for the past three years and working with top writers to help them get signed and optioned. Since taking over, he has helped over 50... Read More →

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Spencer Janes

Tracking Board’s Launch Pad Competitions, Director of Operations
Spencer Janes is the Director of Operations for the Tracking Board’s Launch Pad Competitions. Originally from Massachusetts, Spencer is a graduate of Dartmouth College with a degree in Film and English. He worked for two years in development with production company Romark Entertainment... Read More →


Saturday April 24, 2021 11:05am - 12:20pm MDT
Imperial Ballroom, Hotel Allegro 171 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601