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Holiday Hiatus – No Event Scheduled November 25, 2017

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017 || Holiday Hiatus ||   Due to the Holiday Season ~ there will be no meeting scheduled on this date.   Have a wonderful and safe Holiday Season!   To view our upcoming events, please click here.   Any questions, email us at info@scriptwritersnetwork.org

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Holiday Hiatus ~ No Friday Night Social event on December 1, 2017

Event Date: Friday, December 1, 2017 || Holiday Hiatus || Co-sponsoring with Jennifer Grisanti and Final Draft. Due to the Holiday Season, Friday Night Social Event is on hiatus this month.   ~~~~~~~~~ We look forward to seeing you at our next networking event, next year! We hope you will be ready!!   Have a wonderful and safe Holiday season! To […]

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One-On-One with Writer and Executive Producer Jeff Abugov

Event Date: Saturday, December  9, 2017 || Speaker: Jeff Abugov || Check-in: 12:30 pm || This event is with a Writer and Executive Producer who will discuss a variety of topics, including: writing strong characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, script development, among other topics. See more details below.   IMPORTANT! For […]

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Holiday Hiatus – No Event Scheduled December 16, 2017

Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017 || Holiday Hiatus ||   Due to the Holiday Season ~ there will be no meeting scheduled on this date.   Have a wonderful and safe Holiday Season!   To view our upcoming events, please click here.   Any questions, email us at info@scriptwritersnetwork.org

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Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP)

  2017 Submissions CLOSED!   CONTACT: Director at hop@scriptwritersnetwork.org   The program’s objective is to help writers improve their craft so they may learn the skills necessary to help them achieve their goal of obtaining representation, selling or optioning their work, and/or landing a writing assignment. This program is for feature and/or screenplays only.   […]

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High Concept Screenplay Competition

  2017 Submissions Closed!   CONTACT: Director – highconcept@scriptwritersnetwork.org DESCRIPTION: The High Concept Screenplay Program 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 – the idea is king (e.g. “Big”) has a memorable title – […]

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Television Outreach Program (TOP)

 2017 Submissions – CLOSED!  CONTACT:  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 development, mentoring and career counseling services, landing writing assignments, and/or selling their […]

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Writing Programs and Fellowships for Emerging Writers Parts 1, 2 & 3

  A series of moderated panels featuring representatives and program alumni from the various TV writing programs. The discussions explored the application submission processes for the writing programs, including the importance of submitting the right scripts which best showcase the applicants writing and the selection process. Videos and Write-ups available for viewing only by SWN Members in […]

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Featured Video – Writing for Hit Television Shows

Top writers, producers and showrunners discuss the craft of creating and writing scripted television series, including: GAME OF THRONES, THE WALKING DEAD, MODERN FAMILY, RIZZOLI & ISLES, BURN NOTICE, HOMELAND  and many more. Guests also share behind-the-scenes tips for working in television, along with stories of how they broke into the business. Video available for viewing […]

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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:   *Our immediate volunteer needs:   Production Crew and Write-ups volunteers: Production Crew – Assist in setting up chairs, tables, lighting […]

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A Screenwriter’s Journey to Success: Tips, tricks and tactics to survive as a working screenwriter in Hollywood

Event Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017 || Speaker: Mark Sanderson || Check-in: 12:30 pm || A candid discussion from veteran screenwriter, script consultant, and script doctor Mark Sanderson on what it takes to weather the long haul journey of a working screenwriter in Hollywood. During the discussion, he will explore the entire process—from living a screenwriter’s life […]

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Storywise: Story Tools For Writing The TV Pilot That Sells

Event Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018 || Speaker: Jen Grisanti || Check-in: 12:30 pm || The key to becoming a working writer or creating longevity as a working writer is writing a TV pilot script that they can’t ignore. The pilot script is one of the hardest scripts to write.  Jen Grisanti developed a story system that […]

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Storywise: Story Tools For Writing The TV Pilot That Sells – Members Only

Event Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018 || Speaker: Jen Grisanti || Check-in: 12:30 pm || The key to becoming a working writer or creating longevity as a working writer is writing a TV pilot script that they can’t ignore. The pilot script is one of the hardest scripts to write.  Jen Grisanti developed a story system that […]

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Holiday Hiatus – No Event Scheduled December 23, 2017

Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017 || Holiday Hiatus ||   Due to the Holiday Season ~ there will be no meeting scheduled on this date. We will see you next year!   Have a wonderful and safe Holiday Season!   To view our upcoming events, please click here.   Any questions, email us at info@scriptwritersnetwork.org

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