FILMMAKER PANEL DISCUSSION
It’s Who you Know
Making the right contacts and getting your story told.
Sunday, October 15, 2017
4:00 – 6:00pm
Location: JAMES-LORAH MEMORIAL HOME
132 N Main St, Doylestown, PA 18901.
James Breckenridge has worked in the entertainment industry for over 25 years. In 1995, he created The PlayCrafters Group to work with writers from all across the country to help them develop producible scripts for both motion pictures and the theatre. In addition to private coachings and consultations, Jim has taught
screenwriting for The Bryn Mawr Film Institute, the Bucks County Writer¹s Room and the Lehigh Valley Writer¹s Academy.
He has been a featured speaker at The Philadelphia Writers¹ Conference, The Algonquin FilmFestival, The Bucks Fever FilmFest, and presented seminars at the SCREENWRITING EXPO in Los Angeles, where he was named star speaker. Mr. Breckenridge has served on the Theatrical Motion Pictures Nominating Committee for the Screen Actors Guild and as Juror for The Philadelphia Film Festival’s Feature Film Competition and American Independents category, as well as the FilmFest we are now enjoying. His script development service has been rated in the Top Ten in the country and recommended as one of the Best of the Best Buys in Creative Screenwriting magazine¹s review of script consultants.
Director Producer Writer
Paul Gold launched his directorial career in New York directing several commercials while serving as a Senior VP Creative Director / Exec. Producer. His work has earned him numerous awards at shows including Cannes, The Art Directors Club, the Clios, the Andy’s awards, Design & Art Direction Awards, the Director’s Guild of America and the London Film Festival. Since departing from the agency side Paul has created, produced and directed commercials, shorts, episodic television, Corporate films and Short films for HBO. He also serves as a freelance Creative Director at many agencies such as JWT, Young & Rubicam, BBDO. Paul has traveled and produced extensively around the world as a Producer/Director and Creative Director.
Paul has just finished shooting six internet films for Starwood Hotels throughout the Caribbean and will be shown on the internet. He also finished Writing and Directing a short film called “The Hapgood Funeral” sponsored by The Flywheel Film Project and HBO,
He and his writing partner have created and produced in association with A List International, “The Human Resource”, a series of inspirational and motivational Documentaries.
Paul has also co-written, produced and directed an awarding winning comedy short called The Big Day.
Paul and his writing partner are writing two scripts, one a romantic comedy and the other a psychological, political thriller for the producing team of Rosenthal and Konner
He has just finished Writing and Directing a webisode pilot called “ The Adventures of Tara and her Talking Turtle Larry” and has finished a documentary for the “Elephant Eye” A film about different Artists in different media.
He and his partner have just completed writing a thriller pilot script on New Jersey politics called “State Street”. The series combining “The West Wing” “24” and The Sopranos.
Paul has just finished Producing, Directing and Writing
A international cooking show called the “Persian Way” and off that project he is now Producing a new cooking show called “Peace Meal”.…Bringing peace to the table one meal at a time. It’s a television series that explores the power of food, uniting us in ways politics and governments can’t.
Paul has taught Film, Advertising, Media and Communications at the School of Visual Arts, NYC, Penn State (Abington campus) and Temple University (Main campus.) He has also taught Art, Design and Film at Tinicum Art and Science a private high school in Bucks County, PA. and has also taught at The Conservatory for Music and Art also in Bucks County.
Educated at the High School of Art and Design. The School of Visual Arts and The Art Students League and also attended the U C L A film school.
Scott has worked in television & film for over twenty years. He has produced and directed local, regional and national television shows and films.
He is the director for the national PBS television show “Christina.” Under his guidence it became the number 1 cooking show on cable. He has directed fundraising shows for WHYY in Philadelphia.
He has produced and directed several documentaries and historic orientation videos. His documentary “The Battle of Crooked Billet” won two Telly Awards for Excellence for a Historical/Biography and Excellence in Videography.
He also won a Telly and a Communicator Award for the orientation video for the National registered site Graeme Park State Park in Horsham, PA.
In 2010, the marketing video he directed and produced for the Friends of Washington Crossing was shown at the Liberty Medal Ceremony for British Prime Minister Tony Blair, presented by Present Clinton.
Currently, he is producing two television pilots including working with a former cast member of Saturday Night Live and Second City Television. Also, he is producing and directing a World War II film about a B-17 plane entitled, “The Alice Blue Gown”.