WiTH KEYNOTE: Denise Hewett, Scriptd

Denise Hewett,
Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Scriptd

Denise Hewett is the Founder and CEO of Scriptd, a digital screenplay marketplace to bolster scripts from underrepresented groups. She comes from the world of entertainment, fashion and nightlife, starting her career as the Director of Sales and Marketing at famed nightclub The Box and working for cultural trailblazers like Patricia Field (Sex and the City, Ugly Betty), Marvin Jarrett (NYLON), Courtney Love, Simon Hammerstein and Randy Weiner before creating content at MTV and Endemol. She is a seasoned television and digital producer who lives at the intersection of activism, entrepreneurship, and entertainment. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Gallatin at NYU where she studied cultural signifiers, how they affect and reflect society.