Chris Wyatt Producer of the hit film Napoleon Dynamite & writer on the Avenger’s & Ultimate Spider-Man Animated Series
(TAMPA BAY, Fla.,) August 21, 2012- The Sunscreen Film Festival is presenting an exclusive filmmaker workshop by acclaimed producer and writer Chris Wyatt. The 3 day filmmaker workshop takes place September 21-23, 2012 at the Studio 620 in downtown St. Petersburg.
The intensive instruction will benefit anyone interested in filmmaking, from the beginner to the advanced filmmaker. Wyatt will cover everything from getting Hollywood talent to do your film, to finding financing, to producing, to getting a sales agent, distribution and more. This type of behind the scenes look and information on movies and filmmaking can rarely be found outside of Los Angeles or exclusive film schools.
“We’re excited to bring Chris to town and thrilled to be able to provide this kind of top-notch workshop for not just filmmakers but anyone in the community that loves movies” expressed Festival Director Tony Armer.
Chris Wyatt is the producer of eight independent feature films including the 2004 cult hit NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, the 2006 festival multi-award winner COYOTE, and the 2011 drama CAFÉ, starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. NAPOLEON DYNAMITE holds a record as one of the most successful independent films on all time, having been produced for only $425,000-- but having made almost $45 Million at the US box office.
Wyatt served as co-producer of the NAPOLEON DYNAMITE animated series that aired on Fox this year, and has co-written TV episodes of IRON MAN: ARMORED ADVENTURES, AVENGERS: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES, and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN for Marvel Studios Animation. Wyatt holds an MFA in Feature Film Producing from the elite Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California (USC) where he also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Cinema.
Tickets to the 3-day workshop cost $299. To purchase and for more information, visit sunscreen-filmfestival.ticketleap.com
Interview requests for Chris Wyatt please contact Tony Armer, email@example.com or 727-420-4536.
About Sunscreen Film Festival:
The 8th annual event will be held April 18-21, 2013 in St. Petersburg, FL. The Sunscreen Film Festival is an annual film festival hosted by the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Society, a Florida not for profit Corporation. The primary goal of the film festival is to encourage the creation, production, and exhibition of independent film in Florida through its educational programs and public screenings, thereby increasing awareness and support of local filmmaking as a cultural and economic asset. For more information, please visit www.sunscreenfilmfestival.com.