HSSW Welcomes Top Hollywood Screenwriter Bill Marsilii, April 10th

Join successful Hollywood screenwriter, Bill Marsilii, LIVE from LA to learn how he has written and sold hits such as Deja Vu. Mr. Marsilii will share details about his successful career and explain how to make a dynamic presentation to Hollywood executives.

This will be followed by Q&A.  During the last 30 minutes several HSSW members will pitch their projects and Mr. Marsilii will critique their presentations. The evening will be moderated by board member, Douglas Folsom.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Bill co-wrote the romantic time-travel thriller Deja Vu, which he sold to producer Jerry Bruckheimer/Touchstone Pictures for $5 million, making it the highest-priced spec screenplay of all time. Starring Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Val Kilmer and Jim Caviezel, the movie opened on Thanksgiving Day of 2006 and went on to gross over $180 million worldwide.

Soon after, Bill sold Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo to Walt Disney Pictures. With his Deja Vu partner Terry Rossio, he then sold a space adventure Lightspeed to Bruckheimer/Disney as well.

Most recently, Bill adapted the sci-fi comic Sebastian X for producer Gale Anne Hurd and director Martin Campbell, and sold an original project, Cold, to Lionsgate with Reese Witherspoon attached to star and produce.

ADMISSION: $15.00 payable by cash or check. 

CAMBRIDGE, MA, APRIL 10TH FROM 7:00 - 9:00 PM,
66 WINTHROP STREET, CAMBRIDGE
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