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2017 Pre-Oscar Panel with Michael Wiese Productions

At a Glance

  • Discuss the story, writing, and directing of the Oscar-nominated films
  • See how your predictions stack up against the experts
  • Meet your favorite Michael Wiese Productions Authors

Join film experts from Michael Wiese Productions as they discuss, argue, and banter about the top Oscar nominees for the year!

Who will win?

Who should win?

Who has no business even being nominated?

The panel will be moderated by Matt Lohr (author of Dan O'Bannon's Guide to Screenplay Structure), and panelists include Kim Adelman (author of Making it Big in Shorts), Pamela Jaye Smith (author of Romantic Comedies), Simone Bartesaghi (author of The Director's Six Senses), and John Bucher (author of Master of the Cinematic Universe). Read more about our panelists via the links below!

Join us for this FREE event!

February 25th, 2:00PM - 5:00PM

LOCATION

The Writers Store
3510 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505

Saturday, February 25th, 2017
2:00PM - 5:00PM

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Your satisfaction is our top priority. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please return the item(s) for an exchange or refund within 30 days from the purchase date, unless otherwise noted on the product page.

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Meet the Author: John Bucher

John Bucher is an award-winning writer / director / producer from Los Angeles, California. He has spoken on five continents about story, film, spirituality, and pop culture. He has served as Executive Director of the Damah Film Festival, Director of Story Development for the Global Short Film Network, and currently teaches at the Los Angeles Film Studies Center (LAFSC). He has developed story con-tent for organizations ranging from HBO to the U.S. Figure Skating Association. His blog, Welcome-ToTheSideshow.org, is read by thousands in more than 70 countries each year. In addition, he writes a regular weekly column on storytelling in film and televisio...

Meet the Author: Kim Adelman

Kim Adelman, author of Making It Big in Shorts: The Ultimate Filmmakers’ Guide to Short Films, currently teaches Low Budget Filmmaking at UCLA Extension. She won the Distinguished Instructor Award in 2016. The 19 short films she produced won 30+ awards and played over 150 film festivals worldwide, including the Sundance Film Festival four years in a row.

Meet the Author: Matt R. Lohr

A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Matt R. Lohr, is an award-winning screenwriter, essayist and critic. He holds an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman University in Orange, CA, where he first met Dan O’Bannon and agreed to work with him on the book that became Dan O'Bannon's Guide to Screenplay Structure. He is a regular book critic for JazzTimes Magazine, and his views on contemporary and classic cinema can be found on his blog, “The Movie Zombie”(themoviezombie.blogspot.com).

Matt is also the host of the forthcoming Dan O’Bannon Writing Workshops™, which will bring a hands-on presentation of Dan’s “dynamic structure” screenplay system to semin...

Meet the Author: Pamela Jaye Smith

PAMELA JAYE SMITH is a mythologist, author, international consultant & speaker, and award-winning producer-director with over 30 years in the media industry. She is the author of Beyond the Hero’s Journey, Inner Drives, The Power of the Dark Side, Show Me the Love, and her latest book, Romantic Comedies: These Films Can Save Your Love Life.

Pamela has 8 years formal study in comparative mysticism and is a certified teacher of the Mystery Schools. Credits and clients include Fox, Microsoft, Disney, Paramount, RAI-TV Rome, Marseille and LA Webfests, UCLA, AFI, Romance Writers of America, GM, Boeing, the U.S. Army, and many mo...

Meet the Author: Simone Bartesaghi

Simone Bartesaghi is an Italian award-winning filmmaker who has been recognized by the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and AMPTP (Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producer) as an “Alien of Extraordinary Ability in Directing”.

At the age of 24 Simone received his Master’s Degree in Economics at the University of Pisa, Italy. Three years later he established a successful Consulting Company specializing in Corporate Organization and Planning. In 2001 he gave up his thriving career to pursue his childhood dream.

Two years later he won several prizes as the Writer/Director of short films, but the highest recognition came...