The 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference

The 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference is a 3-day educational event that will take place from May 20-22 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The conference provides a unique opportunity for aspiring film and television writers, filmmakers, students and film buffs to participate in seminars, panel and round-table discussions with top film and television writers, directors, independent and documentary filmmakers, producers and award-winning screenwriting educators.

Attendees will learn various aspects of writing for the screen and stage, and story development while listening to the stories and experiences of the panelists. It’s a small, intimate conference that provides a supportive community as well as incredible networking opportunities.

Come hear writers, producers and filmmakers of hit movies, television and web series such as X-Men: First Class, Bridge to Terabithia, The Hitcher, Epic Rap Battles of History, Black Sails, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, Machete, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Thor and many more!

For a complete list of panelists and ticket prices, please visit

Other events planned around the conference include special screenings at area movie theaters, a pitch session for attendees to pitch their script ideas to selected panelists and A Cinematic Soirée, Saturday evening, May 21 at the Peirce Studio in the Trust Arts Education Center, downtown.
The 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference is currently a self-funded and developed project by Founder & Director, Cathy Rescher of Mob Communications, LLC. We’re please to have New Sun Rising acting as the project’s fiscal sponsor. Other sponsors currently include Final Draft, Stage 32, Screencraft, Point Park University, The Beauty Shoppe, Small Change, Imagebox, Row House Cinema and Visit Pittsburgh.

The 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference

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