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On March 20 & 21, IFP, with The Writer’s Guild of America, East, will present its annual Script to Screen Conference in New York City. This year’s conference opens with The Daily Show’s Steve Bodow and closes with Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen, Twilight) and Brian Koppelman (Rounders, Ocean’s Thirteen). Other guests include Peter Hedges (About a Boy), Debra Granik (2010 Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner Winter’s Bone) Sophie Barthes (Cold Souls), Ry Russo-Young (You Wont Miss Me) and recent Filmmaker “25 New Face” Lena Dunham (Delusional Downtown Divas) to name a few. The guests will discuss new challenges and opportunities taking place in the film industry and provide first-hand stories and advice to aspiring filmmakers and film lovers everywhere.

Past guests have included Noah Baumbach, Adrienne Shelly, Lee Daniels, Lisa Cholodenko, Michael Moore and Todd Haynes.

For a complete line-up of the list of participants, or to purchase a pass, click here. Select Script to Screen Conference panels will be streamed live in partnership with and a number of panels will be available for crowd-sourced questions throughout the weekend. For more information or to take part in the pre-Conference crowd-sourcing opportunities, go to

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