Final Draft 12 Tips and Techniques #ScriptDC Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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Join Final Draft in this live webinar for tips and tricks on how to get the most out of Final Draft 12. Learn how to clearly navigate the latest features, including how to use and customize templates, collaborate remotely, outline your story with the Beat Board and Story Map, run an inclusivity report, and more! The first 60 minutes will be spent demonstrating Final Draft 12 and its features, with some opportunity for participation from the audience via chat. The rest of the 90-minute webinar will be devoted to audience Q&A.  This is an online webinar.  You will receive the login information with your registration confirmation.

Presenter Bios:  

Shelly Mellott took over Script Magazine in 1995 from her father, who founded the business in 1985. She secured a newsstand presence for the publication and grew Script into a well-respected industry magazine. From 1995 to 2006, she created additional services for scriptwriters including script coverage, pitching events, and quarterly screenwriting contests sponsored by major production companies. In 2006, Mellott became a vice president at Final Draft overseeing the Big Break Contest, social media, events, and customer relations for the company. In 2015, she became Vice President of Sales & Marketing where she managed the professional and educational sales divisions, developed initiatives that drove sales across all retail channels, and managed marketing, events and customer relations. In 2020, she took the helm as president, overseeing all divisions and leading the brand into the future. 

MK McFadden is a writer and director who grew up in the Southeast. She has worked in post-production on various television shows, including the Peabody award-winning Season 1 of SURVIVING R. KELLY. She received her undergraduate degree in Film from Savannah College of Art and Design, her masters in Creative Writing from Full Sail University, and currently works in Tech in Los Angeles. MK considers herself to be a storyteller first and foremost. She strives to tell tales that grapple with the effects of knowledge on a person, community, and society at large. When she is not assisting writers with technical issues as the Lead Technician at Final Draft, MK enjoys lifting weights, reading, and staying up far past her bedtime. 

$15 for WIFV Members (must be logged in) and students
$30 for general public

This is an online webinar.  You will receive the login information with your registration confirmation.

This program is sponsored by 202CreatesInterface Media GroupMaryland Film OfficeOCTFME, and Virginia Film Office

Refund Policy: Refunds are available up to 48 hours in advance of the program. No refund will be issued for a cancellation with less than 48 hours notice. If the event is cancelled or rescheduled, refunds will be issued as needed.

WIFV is committed to providing an inclusive experience for all program attendees. Please notify if you will require any accessibility services in order to participate (such as ASL interpreting, Real-Time Captioning, Large Print materials, etc.).  We ask that you please request services no less than 10 days before the scheduled event. 

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