Scripted Dramatic Television

Event Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 || Speaker: Joseph Dougherty || Check-in: 12:30 pm || A general discussion about scripted dramatic television and why we do what we do. There’s a great deal of practical information available about being a writer; we are going to spend time talking about the impractical things, including, the intangibles of storytelling […]

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(Almost) Everything You Need To Know To Survive as a Hollywood Writer

Event Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014|| Speakers: Richard Whitley || Check-in: 12:30 pm || You have your spec script and you’re ready to make it in Hollywood. How do you act in a meeting? Do you know the films or people the producer references? How do you survive in a television writer’s room? How do you […]

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High Concept Screenplay Competition

    5th ANNUAL HIGH CONCEPT SCREENPLAY COMPETITION   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 – the idea is king (Big) has […]

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Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP)

  NEXT DEADLINE: May 17, 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 they may […]

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