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Sunday, March 9 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Writing Comedies for the Big Screen

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A conversation with writers Leslie Dixon and Steve Faber

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Cheril Lee

Cheril Lee is the news anchor for KIOS-Omaha Public Radio’s All Things Considered as well as your Saturday morning host from 6-12 on 91.5. When she’s not working at the station, Cheril can usually be found writing articles for The Reader and other local publications or in the recording booth voicing commercials, elearning modules, and much more. Her first audiobook is called Last Best Hope and will be available this spring. Cheril has... Read More →

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Leslie Dixon

Against everyone’s advice, Leslie Dixon left the clean air and charm of San Francisco to move to Los Angeles to become a screenwriter.   With grades too odd for a scholarship, and no family money, Leslie did not go to college, instead suffering a series of menial jobs and guitar playing boyfriends before finally discovering, to her surprise, that she was venally ambitious.  She began writing at night.  Her second script... Read More →
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Steve Faber

After graduating from UCLA, earning degrees in both literature and history, Steve went on to graduate from Law School.  It was there that he realized he had made a terrible mistake.  However, it was also there when he realized that there is no money in poetry and no poetry in money. Steve went on to become an American Television and Film Screenwriter with his most notable work being the comedy hit WEDDING CRASHERS, which starred... Read More →


Sunday March 9, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Village Pointe Theatre - #6 304 North 174th Street, Omaha, NE

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