Trai CartwrightTrai Cartwright, MFA, is Colorado's premiere screenwriting resource, as well as a popular creative writing instructor and editor who has taught across the Front Range for community colleges, writer's groups, conferences and one-on-one.

A 25-year entertainment industry veteran, Trai has worked for five major studios as a story consultant and development executive. During her tenure in Los Angeles, she produced three independent films, four of her screenplays were optioned, and she consulted on thousands of scripts. She worked and wrote for Emmy, Golden Globe and Oscar award-winning film and TV producers and writers, and was the assistant director of Leonardo DiCaprio's online ventures.

Trai is currently a Screenwriting, Creative Writing, and Film Studies professor at the Colorado Film School and University of Northern Colorado. As an editor, she has worked one-on-one with over a hundred Colorado novelists and screenwriters. Visit her at

Trai will be presenting:

Master Class: Writing Brilliant Paragraphs 

Tools of the Screenwriting Trade 

Death of the Hero's Journey