David Marlett

Author and Filmmaker


Film-making, Screenwriting, and Writing


David Marlett is an award-winning, bestselling author, screenwriter, film/theater director, story and copy editor, and a professor/consultant/coach for storytelling across all mediums through his company, BlueRun Media. He has spoken at over sixty conferences, workshops, and universities in the United States and China during the past seven years, speaking on story, writing, new media, and film finance. In addition, he is a regular participant and winning storyteller at NPR’s THE MOTH – The Art and Craft of Storytelling events in Los Angeles, including Grand Slam events.

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Adventures in Crowdfunding


All things crowdfunding: donation-based, reward-based, pre-sell version, and equity-based crowdfunding. In addition we will have conversations with many who have either crowdfunded are in their crowdfunding campaign at the time. Logo by



Author and filmmaker David Marlett is researching and developing what he calls “cinemersia,” the cinematic, storytelling, and artistic techniques necessary to produce feature length, live-action, narrative ‘films’ to be experienced within head-mounted displays (“HMDs”) such as the Oculus Rift or Sony Morpheus. His narrative/story work is in concert with the numerous innovators currently developing advanced HMDs, 3D/360 cameras, and workflow/distribution technologies. Logo by

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