Scriptwriters Network @ Pasadena International Film Festival

SWN Special Event



Exciting News…

Scriptwriters Network will be attending the 

Pasadena International Film Festival

at the Laemmle Playhouse 7 Movie Theatre


We hope you will be able to attend this event.

You can find out more information by clicking here.



March 7th – 15th, 2018

The Pasadena International Film Festival returns for its fifth year with nine days and nights filled with screenings, panels, and parties.  The Laemmle Playhouse 7 showcases more than 100 PIFF entrants from 15+ countries including features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, animation and web series. Every film programming block ends with a moderated-hosted Q&A. Mix and mingle in the Laemmle’s lobby where you can have your picture taken on the red carpet, chat with the press or hob nob with the stars.

Industry pros and Hollywood heavy-hitters share their knowledge about the entertainment industry during the panel discussions that take place at the venerable Vroman’s Bookstore on subjects ranging from The History of Hollywood and The Future of Entertainment to Distribution and Women in Entertainment – and everything in between.


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Scriptwriters Network Panel information:

    • Panel date: Saturday, March 10th
    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Place: upstairs conference room at Vroman’s bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd. – Pasadena, CA 91101
    • Topic: Breaking into Screenwriting
    • Panelists: Tiegen Kosiak  & Bill Taub (more Speakers TBA)

Tiegen Kosiak is an independent producer based in Los Angeles. Previously she was the Director of Development for Cinestar Pictures (Zoe Saldana’s production company), which had production deals with Lionsgate, Televisa & AwesomenessTV.

Tiegen began her entertainment career working for Jennifer Levine, President of Production & Literary Management at Untitled Entertainment.  She’s the co-founder (aka “Crime Boss”) of The Young Hollywood Mafia as well as a member of Film Independent & a speaker / instructor for Scriptwriters Network, Roadmap Writers, Stage 32 & other organizations.


Bill Taub is a native New Yorker who lives and works in Los Angeles. A veteran TV and NEW MEDIA Writer-Producer-Consultant-Instructor-Author. Recently co-created-wrote-and produced the web series entitled ‘The “G” Spot” starring Gordon Fraser and The Psychic Twins. Is packaging his pilot he wrote with former UN Weapons Inspector, Scott Ritter – “The Whistle-Blower” which has done very well on the Blacklist. And just started teaching his latest online media course at UCLA Extension on ‘Scripted Audio” – the latest platform for writers and actors to get their material noticed. He’s the author of “Automatic Pilot” which has nothing to do with flying but can keep you from crashing as a pilot writer. Available on Amazon. He and his wife reside in Los Angeles where he joined her home based health and fitness business that helps pay for his passion projects and pro bono work mentoring others. He will soon have his subscription site up and running: “How To Be A Screenwriter and Put A Roof Over Your Head”. He can help you with both. And is now learning  bridge — which is less borting than dressage — but only slightly. He is also an active member of the WGA and WGC. 

Here are severak URL’s to his audio/video/web appearances promoting his book “Automatic Pilot” and his philosophy of writing (cut and paste):




Pasadena International Film Festival‘s Location:
Laemmle Playhouse 7 Movie Theatre
673 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 844-6444


Directions to the Theater:

From the 210 Freeway, exit Lake Avenue and head south. Turn right on Colorado Blvd. The theater is located on the north side of Colorado Blvd. between Oak Knoll and El Molino.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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