Scott Fivelson, Writer/Director of “Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story” to Speak at Event

HOLLYWOOD, CA – 28 Feb, 2017 –

Scott Fivelson, Writer/Director of “Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story”, will be interviewed by Writer/Producer Nancy Fulton at an upcoming for Writers, Screenwriters, and Writer/Producers.

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Scott Fivelson (IMDB), a screenwriter, producer, and director, known for “America Reel” (2003), “3 Holes and a Smoking Gun” (2015), and “Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story” (2017), will be interviewed by Nancy Fulton on April 9 at the Promenade Playhouse in Santa Monica. Fivelson is also a prolific author whose books include the satirical novel, “Tuxes” (BeachSide Press) and the noir novella, “Johnny Passe” (Hen House Press), and is also a  playwright.  His popular one-act plays “Dial L for Latch-Key” (Blackstone Publishing) and “Leading the Witness” (Hen House Press) have been performed in London and elsewhere.

Fivelson’s unique Hollywood biopic, “Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story”, was five years in the making. A retelling of the history of Cinema as it’s never been told before, the film features an all-star ensemble from throughout the decades of Hollywood, and stars the brilliant Lenny Von Dohlen (“Twin Peaks,” “Tender Mercies,” “American Playhouse”) as legendary director Oskar Knight.

His next film will be “A Christmas Cop” (2017).

Awards include: Winner, Lenny Von Dohlen, Best Actor – Los Angeles World International Film Festival 2016,  Winner, Jay Gillespie, Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival 2016, Winner, Scott Fivelson, Breakthrough Director Spotlight Award – Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2016, Winner, Best Feature – Eurovision Palermo Film Festival 2016, Winner, Best Narrative Feature – Malta Film Festival 2016, Winner, Best Foreign Feature– Kiev Film Festival 2016

Topics addressed during this event:

• What working as a professional screenwriter is like from a creative and business perspective

• Why some screenwriters elect to write books, plays, and other content

• Making the transition from writer to producer

• Choosing, signing with, and working with professional agents and managers

• Insights into pitching and presenting work professionally

• Handling notes, suggestions, and change requests from directors and producers and other lessons learned in the film trade.

Nancy Fulton, who currently supports 19,000 entertainment industry professionals through online and face to face meetups says, “I wanted to interview Scott, an author, screenwriter, playwright, and director who has produced audio dramas and films, because the writers and screenwriters I support need to understand where their words can take them. His industry experience, and insight into working with agents, managers, directors, and producers is invaluable to writers taking the next big step in their careers.”

You can sign up to attend this event, and other events for writers, screenwriters, producers, actors, and other entertainment industry pros at

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