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[ Red Dirt '21 : Special Guest ] 

James V. Hart

Legendary Hollywood Screenwriter 

Red Dirt Film is PROUD to announce this year's headlining guest, James V. Hart, legendary Hollywood screenwriter of such classics as Steven Spielberg's Hook (1991), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Muppet Treasure Island (1995), Contact (1997), August Rush (2007), The Hot Zone (2019), and more! Mr. Hart will be featured during our livestream event on the on-demand portal's live events section, Saturday March 13th, from 6:30-8 pm CST. The format will be an AMA "ask me anything" format, emceed by Brandi Mertens and moderated by Damon Blalack.

Mr. Hart has also been very gracious in supplying the festival with signed prize-ready copies of his HartChart toolkits for both beginning and seasoned writers that help them more effectively map their stories when creating screenplays.

Tickets to all the festival panels are free via the Access Pass, and can be experienced via any Smart device through the Film Festival Plus platform (; those wishing to view bundled or unlimited viewing of the over 150 films, scripts, and music videos should opt for one of the packaged passes available; all can be accessed at

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