FFIR Program Series: Dinner With a Video Game Designer w/ Kristin!


Are you a writer? Like to play video games? What happens to a story when it becomes part of a videogame? Join FFIR Kristin on Monday, September 22nd at 7:00pm for dinner and discussion in her apartment with special guest Barton Bishop, Narrative Director for Game Loft (www.gameloft.com). Learn ways in which designers merge gaming with narrative. Gameloft has produced games for several films including Iron Man, Dark Knight and Spiderman. Spaces are limited. Sign up here!


Barton Bishop is the Narrative Director of Game Loft (gameloft.com); he earned his MFA from NYU’s Department of Dramatic Writing, where he received the Harry Kondeleon Graduate Playwriting Award. His work has been commissioned by Florida Stage and produced in New York, Los Angeles, Montana, and Florida. Mr. Bishop is a three-time winner of the Florida Playwrights Process award and the recipient of the Witter Bynner Fellowship with the Abingdon Theatre Company, the Handel Fellowship in Playwriting, and the Holloway Playwright-In-Residence Fellowship at the University of South Florida. He was recently tapped by The Dramatist magazine as “One of 50 to Watch.” Mr. Bishop has also written for several children’s animated television shows, including Pokemon, YuGiOh GX, Winx Club, Magical Do Re Mi, and Shaman King.

FFIR Program Series: Terrarium Making Class w/ Lorena!


Want to make your own little green world? Learn to create a terrarium while getting hands-on guidance and learning tips and tricks to miniscape your little world! Twig Terrarium will provide all the ingredients. We will learn about moss, how to create and keep a healthy terrarium, and all the factors that go into balancing this mini-ecosystem. And we will all bring back our own terrarium to decorate our rooms! Spaces are limited. Sign up here to reserve a spot.