An Evening with Screenwriter Leslie Dixon
June 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDTfree
Diana & Simon Raab Writers Series presents: Leslie Dixon
Join us for an evening with acclaimed screenwriter and producer Leslie Dixon on Thursday, June 22, from 7 – 8pm at Antioch University Santa Barbara.
Admission is free, but seating is limited. RSVP is required: email [email protected].
Dixon is known for her screenwriting for blockbuster films such as Limitless, Hairspray, Pay It Forward, Freaky Friday, Mrs. Doubtfire, Loverboy, Overboard, and Outrageous Fortune. She is also known for her work as executive producer for Limitless (TV series), Gone Girl, and several other films.
Dixon is a special guest of AUSB’s MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media program. For this event, Dixon will be interviewed by KCRW morning anchor Jonathan Bastian for broadcast on KCRW at a later date.
Leslie Dixon is a screenwriter and producer who began her career with hit original screenplays for films such as Overboard and Outrageous Fortune, and has re-written/adapted screenplays for Mrs. Doubtfire, Pay It Forward, and many other films. +Wikipedia +IMDb
The event is produced in conjunction with Antioch University Santa Barbara’s MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media program, as part of the Diana & Simon Raab Writers Series. Whether students prefer writing for the page, the stage, or the screen, they will discover how to use the fundamental elements of narrative to craft stories for film, television, stage, and other contemporary media.
The Diana & Simon Raab Writers Series also presented An Evening With Richard Russo this past December.