Ramesh Santanam

Ramesh Santanam

Screenplay Competition Reader

A former award-winning journalist, Ramesh has been a two-time semi-finalist at the Austin Film Festival’s screenwriting competition and a quarter-finalist in the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, as well as a finalist in other contests.

Since leaving journalism, he has worked in media relations for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts.

For the last 5 years, Ramesh has read for Pittsburgh’s Steeltown Entertainment’s FILM FACTORY short-screenplay competition. He has been a panelist at the Austin Film Festival and a reader for their prestigious script competition for the last 3 years, as well.

Ramesh has read over 1,000 scripts, mostly features, but several shorts and TV specs and pilots, too, and has written approximately 10 feature-length screenplays.


May 21, 2016
The First 30 Pages
RM 320
10:00 AM
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