Diane Lake Selected to Judge Screenplays for 7th Annual Festival
Portsmouth, N.H., July 26, 2007 - Diane Lake, a screenwriter on the 2003 Academy Award-winning film Frida, has been named the first-ever screenwriting judge at the seventh annual New Hampshire Film Festival (NHFF). Lake, a screenwriting professor at
"We're thrilled to have a professional of Diane's caliber on our panel of judges," says Nicole Gregg, executive director of NHFF. "Her session on screenwriting will be a highlight of our industry expert panels."
A working screenwriter since 1993, Lake has been commissioned to write films for many major film studios, including
The mission of the non-profit New Hampshire Film Festival is to celebrate the art of filmmaking. NHFF unites highly talented students, professional filmmakers, and screenwriters with industry experts, educators, avid movie-goers, and film connoisseurs from around the globe for a highly interactive weekend of nationally recognized and undiscovered gems, culminating in a gala award ceremony on the historic shores of