The First Draft screenplay series offers local screenwriters the opportunity to stage readings of their work using professional actors in front of a live audience, followed by feedback from industry insiders and audience members, alike.
Tootsie is one of the greatest comedies ever made. Dustin Hoffman's pitch-perfect performance as a female soap opera star was blessed with a spectacular cinematic foundation by director Sydney Pollack. Film scholar Warren Etheredge will facilitate our dissection of the comedic art as we evaluate how this brilliant screenplay came to hilarious life.
Crash Cinema is a bi-monthly filmmaking challenge. Can you create a compelling, cohesive film in just eight hours? Find out at SIFF's Crash Cinema.