‘Mad Men’ writer at Dingle Film Festival

Lisa Albert, writer and producer on the TV series Mad Men, is coming to Dingle Film Festival to discuss Creative Script Writing at the Chapel in An Díseart.

Lisa Albert was born in New York City and worked briefly in publishing then began her television career in 1986. She started writing half-hour comedy, transitioned through dramedy and has spent the last several years writing drama. Her TV credits include Murphy Brown, Major Dad, Living Single, Hannah Montana and Mad Men. Lisa has won 3 Emmy Awards and A Writer’s Guild Award.

Joining Lisa on the panel to discuss the subject of script writing is her friend Marc Flanagan, winner of A Writer’s Guild Award and 2 Prime Time Emmys. Marc wrote and produced The Tracy Ullman Show and this is his third time returning to the festival. Mark O’Halloran of Adam & Paul and Garage fame will also be in attendance.

Also on the panel is Richard Scobie with his first feature script 66 Degrees North and will be joined by his producer of the script Edwina Forkin, head of Zanzibar Films.

The Dingle Film Festival is running from 17–20 March, for more details visit www.dinglefilmfestival.com

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