David Paul Kirkpatrick To Speak At St. Augustine Writers Conference

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on March 19, 2014

David Paul Kirkpatrick, former President of Paramount Pictures and the former Production President of both Walt Disney Pictures and Touchstone Pictures, will give a special presentation to 2014 St Augustine Writers Conference participants this October. David was responsible for green lighting such movies as Pretty Woman, The Indiana Jones series, Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop, Toy Story, and a string of other major motion pictures, many derived from books. In fact, he has a special fondness for novel and short story adaptations. He’s a terrific guy–open and enthusiastic with abundant knowledge he generously shares. This special presentation is included in the tuition fee. For more info about the imminently accomplished David Paul Kirkpatrick, please visit his blog: http://www.davidpaulkirkpatrick.com/.

A caution: Please do not confuse the David Paul Kirkpatrick presentation with the film adaptation workshop conducted by screenwriter and producer Allan Marcil (there is a small extra fee for the Marcil workshop; see the website for info).

Please check out the website for more information on the esteemed faculty that includes Sascha Feinstein (poetry and creative nonfiction), Connie May Fowler (fiction, creative nonfiction), and Laura van den Berg (fiction, creative nonfiction), plus special sessions by Allan Marcil (screen adaptation) and Matt Fried (psychological processes for deepening character and story). http://staugustinewritersconference.com/.


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