The Starter Screenplay: Navigating the Hollywood Screenwriting Industrial Complex

Event Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014 || Speaker: Adam Levenberg || Check-in: 12:30 pm || As a former development executive on feature film projects for top producers, actors and screenwriters, Adam will provide an executive’s perspective to new screenwriters addressing questions like: What script should you write next? What essential elements are studio executives looking for […]

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Friday Night Social ~ August 1, 2014

Event Date: Friday, August 1, 2014 || Starts at 6:30 pm || Co-sponsoring with Jennifer Grisanti Friday Night Social is a networking group that meets the first Friday of every month. It started as a way for TV and feature writers to meet one another and has evolved into so much more. This is a great way to “Network”. Plan […]

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How to Create a Slam Dunk Script

Event Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014 || Speakers: Steve Kaire || Check-in: 12:30 pm || A slam dunk script is one that generates a bidding war,is universally accepted as a winner, and ends up selling for high six figures or more. Is there a strategy and a roadmap to achieving a slam dunk? Steve Kaire’s new […]

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SHOW ME THE LOVE! All Kinds of Love for All Kinds of Stories

Event Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014 || Speaker: Pamela Jaye Smith || Check-in: 12:30 pm || LOVE is all there is – or so it’s said. But what kind of LOVE? And how do you portray it? What problems come with the different kinds of LOVE? What sort of solutions and resolutions do different types […]

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Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP)

  We are currently accepting submissions: NEXT DEADLINE:  September 20, 2014  CONTACT:  Jim Sarantinos, Director - hop@scriptwritersnetwork.org Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP) provides feature writers with script analysis and access to production companies, agents, and managers.    BENEFITS: Entries receive extensive analysis/development notes (5-10 pages) from at least two professional readers.  The program’s objective is to help writers improve their craft so […]

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High Concept Screenplay Competition

    5th ANNUAL HIGH CONCEPT SCREENPLAY COMPETITION We are currently accepting submissions, see below for deadline dates.   CONTACT: Joe Kondash, Director - jkondash@scriptwritersnetwork.org   DESCRIPTION: The High Concept Screenplay Competition welcomes all genres and aims to discover, honor and reward different approaches, eclectic points of view and unique voices in screenwriting. A high concept screenplay: has a great premise – […]

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Television Outreach Program (TOP)

We are currently accepting submissions: NEXT DEADLINE:  July 31, 2014  CONTACT:  Hoda Shoukry, Co-Director and/or Mark Litton, Co-Director at  top@scriptwritersnetwork.org    The Television Outreach Program (TOP) is a Scriptwriters Network program to support undiscovered television writing talent. The program’s objective is to help writers improve their craft so that they may achieve their goals of obtaining representation, script […]

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Featured Video – Writing The Hollywood Blockbuster

Four of Hollywood’s most successful screenwriters share their behind-the-scenes perspective on the craft of writing, filmmaking and navigating show business. With a combined four billion dollars of domestic box office hits to their names, the guest panel represents an impressive list of writing credits.  The speakers discuss practical tips, along with stories of their journey […]

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Featured Video – Writing Science-Fiction & Fantasy

Science-fiction screenwriters share behind-the-scenes perspective on the craft of writing, filmmaking and navigating show business. The  speakers discuss practical tips, along with stories of their journey to success. The lively panel discussion is followed by a Q&A with the audience. CHARLIE PARALAPNIDES & VLAS PARALAPNIDES Immortals, In Development: Hell to Pay, Live Bet, Death Note JIMMY […]

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Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Scriptwriters Network Team!   The Scriptwriters Network is an educational, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization created by writers for writers and industry professionals.  We are currently looking for committed volunteers to help in the following open positions:   Program Director(s) - Manage the coordination and administration of all aspects of a program and will direct the services […]

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Chili’s Fundraiser/Give Back Event ~ August 28, 2014

       CHILI’S IS PROUD           TO SUPPORT     The Scriptwriters Network Foundation, Inc. Fundraiser   Let Chili’s do the cooking while we support The Scriptwriters Network at the same time.  With each flyer (below) presented on Thursday,  August 28, 2014, Chili’s will donate 20% of the event day sales […]

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Holiday Hiatus ~ Friday Night Social ~ July 4, 2014

Event Date: Friday, July 4, 2014 || Holiday Hiatus || Co-sponsoring with Jennifer Grisanti   Due to the Holiday  ~ there will be no Friday Night Social Event scheduled on this date. Next Social event is scheduled on Friday, August 1, 2014. We look forward to seeing you at the next networking event. We hope you will […]

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Hiatus – July 12, 2014

Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 ||   Hiatus    || SWN is taking the weekend off ~ there will be no meeting scheduled on this date. Have a wonderful and safe weekend! Any questions, email us at info@scriptwritersnetwork.org

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Hollywood: The New Abnormal

Event Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014 – CANCELLED || Speaker: (cancelled) || Check-in: 12:30 pm ||   Dear Members, Guests and Friends, We would like to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Hollywood: The New Abnormal event scheduled for this Saturday, July 19th, 2014 stands cancelled. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused due […]

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