Date & Time: Saturday, October 28, 2023 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Location: USC Beaufort Center for the Arts | 805 Carteret St., Beaufort, SC 29902
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The Lords of Discipline screenwriter Thomas Pope in conversation with Ron Tucker, executive director of the Beaufort International Film Festival, on the making of the film. Ticketed, $10. (USC Beaufort Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St., Beaufort)
About the panel:
Thomas Pope has worked as a screenwriter on projects for Francis Ford Coppola, Ridley Scott, Barry Levinson, Penny Marshall, Frank Oz, Robert Redford, Wim Wenders, and many others. He wrote Lords of Discipline, The Manitou, Sweet Land, and Hammett, and was also a writer on Someone to Watch Over Me, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, F/X, and others. His book, Good Scripts, Bad Scripts, was a college text, and analyzes numerous successful and not so successful films that resulted from many successful and not so successful screenplays. He is also a frequent speaker at the International Conference on Screenwriting and the Los Angeles Screenwriting Expo.
Ron Tucker is president founder and co-director, with his wife Rebecca, of the Beaufort International Film Festival (BIFF), now going into its 18th year. When Tucker retired from the U.S. Marine Corps, he worked in public relations for many years before starting Sandbar Productions, which he created to offer location management services to film production companies that were shooting in Beaufort.
Photos as well as short bios of all festival presenters are on the Presenter Page.