Who Are You Writing to?
Occurred on Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Guest Speaker: Sean Paul Murphy
Original event synopsis
Our December meeting is a year end celebration at a special venue - The Film Hub. Come join us for food, drink, and a Skype presentation on screenwriting.
The Film Hub is the second of two locations of Inspired Images Studios in Vista. (We held our January 2018 meeting in the first one.) It features ready to use sets as well as stages configurable for custom shots. Everyone should know about the options presented by shooting in a studio and what's available in San Diego. Come join the celebration with fellow filmmakers and see the many sets and stages that can serve as the backdrop for your next production.
We will start the evening with dinner and networking. At 7pm, we will be joined by screenwriter Sean Murphy video conferencing in from New York.
About the speaker
Sean Paul Murphy was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and is a graduate of Towson University. He is a published author and award-winning screenwriter with fourteen produced motion pictures. Sean’s first produced film was an innovative mystery called 21 Eyes, starring Academy Award winner Fisher Stevens (The Cove) and Rebecca Mader (Lost). The film was released by Vanguard Cinema. Sean’s next produced film was the faith-based drama Hidden Secrets, starring John Schneider (The Dukes of Hazard). Released by the Weinstein Company, the film was a Top 10 CBA seller and enjoyed limited theatrical release.
Sean is also a winner of the prestigious Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays. His original screenplay, Desecrated, was a semi-finalist in the Slamdance Horror Competition. His feature-length film Sacred Ground: The Battle For Mount Auburn Cemetery was recently voted Best Documentary at the Churches Making Movies Film Festival.
Sean might be best known for his award-winning work with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Counter Intelligence Division. He's been interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered and the BBC. He has also written numerous award-winning short comedies. His memoir, The Promise, or the Pros and Cons of Talking with God, was published by TouchPoint Press.