Next Meeting: Monday, May 1st
Speaker: Dianne Butts
Topic: Making Your Book More “Film Friendly”
Dianne E. Butts has been writing for more than twenty-five years with around 300 print articles and short stories plus about 100 articles in online publications. She is also the author of six print books and has contributed to twenty books including Chicken Soup for the Soul books.
Dianne’s background in film: In January 2015, a feature script by Dianne finished as one of the top ten Finalists in the Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays. For the 2014 168 Film Project, Dianne joined a team in California as the writer and wrote the short script, “Swapped,” produced by Kristina Sullivan and Darlene Rene, and directed by Katherine Micheaux Miller. Dianne’s feature script was a semifinalist in the Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays in January 2013.
In 2012 Dianne again participated in the 168 Film Project. This time she wrote, directed, and co-produced (with her husband) her short film. You can see their film, “The Choice”on YouTube. It runs approx. 10 minutes. This story was also inspired by a true story in her bookDeliver Me.
Save the Date! July 29, 2017
ACFW South Denver’s 2nd Annual Mile High Conference
Speaker: Jeff Gerke (award winning book editor, author, and fiction teacher)
Location: Centennial, Colorado
Registration Opening Soon….