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Sunday, April 25 • 9:30am - 10:45am
Panel | The Tipping Point: How to Make the Jump to Working Writer

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You’ve struggled through your first few [many] bad scripts and now you’re finally getting to the good stuff. So how do you get your work in front of decision makers? Who are the shepherds to take you to the next level? The Launch Pad Competition presents a discussion of what the tastemakers are looking for in the first staffing jobs and writing assignments that will take you from “aspiring” to “working” writer. Join us to dig in to the strategies and tools that will help you tip the scale.

Speakers
avatar for Adam Kolbrenner

Adam Kolbrenner

Lit Entertainment Group, Manager/Producer
Adam Kolbrenner is the founder of Lit Entertainment Group, where he reps top creators including Dave Andron (SNOWFALL); Josh Campbell & Matt Stuecken (10 CLOVERFIELD LANE); Mikki Daughtry & Tobias Iaconis (THE CHILDREN, FIVE FEET APART); Craig Doyle (GROWN-ISH), and more. He produced... Read More →
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David Rabinowitz

BLACKKKLANSMAN, Oscar-winning Screenwriter
David Rabinowitz is an Academy Award-winning co-writer of the Spike Lee film BLACKKKLANSMAN. He got his start working as a multimedia producer for the Wall Street Journal. Since then, he's worked as a freelance video editor, motion graphics artist, and screenwriter. David is from... Read More →
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Sylvia L. Jones

THE CHI, PEARSON, TELL ME A STORY, TV Writer, Screenwriter
After traveling the country to cover the 2016 presidential primary elections for ABC7Chicago, long-time journalist Sylvia L. Jones decided to leverage her comprehensive knowledge of the city's politics to help launch Showtime's THE CHI and USA's SUITS spinoff, PEARSON. She then wrote... Read More →

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Sunday April 25, 2021 9:30am - 10:45am MDT
Walnut Ballroom, Hotel Allegro 171 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601