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Feature Film-making on MICRO-budgets

Tuesday, May 28 at 10:30am to 1:00pm

Palm Desert Library, Community Room 73-300 Fred Waring Dr. Palm Desert, CA.  92260

Feature-Length Films CAN be made on MICRO  / Low Budgets! Award-winning Film-maker TOM MURTAGH will explain how! Tom is a theatrical and commercial film director, screenwriter and founder of Hi-Desert Films. Tom will share his knowledge on how to make your dream a reality on Tuesday, May 28th from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm in the Community Room at the Palm Desert Library 73-300 Fred Waring Dr. Palm Desert, CA.  RSVP requested $15.00 for non-members.


RSVP  [email protected]


Questions regarding Desert Screenwriters Guild, Inc

contact Janeil Austin (760) 861-1134.



“The Ascent,”A micro-budget Supernatural Detective Thriller Feature-Film shot on location in Los Angeles.




Tom Murtagh, a graduate of  SUNY Purchase with a degree in Philosophy, has spent years writing screenplays while working in marketing, copywriting, bartending and other trades.  He's lived in NJ, NYC, RI, and CA and currently resides with his partner Gina Bracamonte in 29 Palms, CA.  He also works as a real estate agent while pursuing his creative interests. He wrote, produced and directed “The Ascent” using a micro-budget along with his producer, Matt Renoir (completed in 2018.) For more information, please visit: 

phone: (818) 825-0640


Event Type

Arts & Culture, Lectures / Workshops / Meetups, Theatre & Shows


Palm Desert





$15.00 non-members


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