It’s 1985 all over again: you’re wearing pegged jeans, a parka vest, and a Benetton rugby shirt. Depeche Mode’s “People Are People” is playing on the radio as you survey the ocean view from the back of your silver DeLorean. Fast forward to 2011 and it’s time to kick it with “Back to the Future” creator/writer, Bob Gale in conversation with producer Tom McNulty (“Date Night”). Over iced Bartles and Jaymes wine coolers and tasty snacks, learn the masters’ tips for delivering a first class pitch, penning a flawless script, and managing the chaos of an all-star cast. Please RSVP before lightning strikes, preventing you from making it back to the future when you write the epic adventure that the film industry has been looking for!
Sunday, September 25, 2011
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (incl. reception from 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.)
Cost: $20 (includes snacks and drinks)
Bob Gale is a Screenwriter-Producer-Director, best known as co-creator, co-writer and co-producer of “Back to the Future” and its sequels. He has written over 30 screenplays and his other film credits include “1941,” “I Wanna Hold Your Hand,” “Used Cars,” and “Interstate 60,” the latter which directed. In addition to writing movies, Gale has written comic books including Spider-Man and Batman, and has also served as an Expert Witness in over a dozen plagiarism cases. He holds a BA in Cinema from USC.
Tom McNulty is the President of Production at Global Produce, a new production company housed at Universal Studios. Prior to his new venture, Tom produced and oversaw production on numerous projects at various studios, most notably “Neighborhood Watch” (in pre-production, starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill), “Night At The Museum,” “Night At The Museum; Battle Of The Smithsonian,” “Cheaper By The Dozen 2,” “What Happens In Vegas,” “The Rocker,” and “Date Night.”