Pilar Alessandra is the director of the popular writing program “On The Page” and author of “The Coffee Break Screenwriter.”A sought-after teacher and lecturer, she’s traveled the world teaching screenwriting, pitching, and story analysis. She also hosts her own podcast, “On the Page’.
Steve Kaplan has been the industry’s most sought-after expert on comedy. In addition to having taught at UCLA,
NYU, Yale and other top universities, Steve Kaplan created the HBO Workspace, the HBO New Writers Program and was co-founder and Artistic Director of Manhattan Punch Line Theatre. He regularly serves as a consultant and script doctor to such companies as Dreamworks, Disney, HBO, Paramount,Touchstone, and others. In 2013, Steve published the book, “The Hidden Tools of Comedy” .
Alex Ferrari has been in the film industry for over 20 years and have worked on over 1000 feature films, shorts, commercials, music videos, network promos, documentaries and webisodes. Alex began his career as an editor and quickly moved up the ranks as a colorist, post production and visual effects supervisor. Alex currently runs Indie Film Hustle a website dedicated to helping the indie filmmaker succeed.