Previous Events 2016

 

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS:

Shane Black (Iron Man 3, Lethal Weapon), Alex Cary (Lie To Me), Cherry Chevapravatdumrong (Family Guy), Jimmy Diggs (Star Trek: DS9/Voyager), Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time, Battlestar Galactica), Mark Fergus (Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens), Jason Fuchs (PanIce Age: Continental Drift), Jeff Greenstein (Will & Grace, Desperate Housewives), Tamara Gregory (Being Mary Jane, Let’s Stay Together), Dante Harper (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters), David Hayter (X-Men, Watchmen), Eric Haywood (Empire), Steve Holland (The Big Bang Theory), Korin D. Huggins (Truth Be Told, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Eureka),  George Clayton Johnson (Logan’s Run, Twilight Zone), Kurt Johnstad (Act of Valor, 300), Glen Mazzara (The Walking Dead), Matt Nix (Burn Notice), Dayna Lynne North (InsecureVeronica Mars, Soul Food: The Series), Rockne S. O’Bannon (Farscape, Defiance, Cult), Roberto Orci (Star Trek: Into Darkness, Fringe, Sleepy Hollow), Charley and Vlas Parlapanides (The Immortals), Davy Perez (Supernatural), Terry Rossio (Shrek, Pirates of the Caribbean), Micho Rutare (Sharknado)Steven L. Sears (XENA – Warrior Princess), Keto Shimizu (Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow), Janet Tamaro (Rizzoli & Isles), Vanessa Taylor (Game of Thrones),  and many more have spoken at past Scriptwriters Network events!

**Please select a title below. Click on the title to find more information on the event and Speaker(s).

2016 
Date of Event Title of Event
January 9, 2016 Breaking Into Screenwriting: Forging a Path With Your Own IPs
January 16, 2016 THE COMIC HERO’S JOURNEY: Story Structure for the Comedy Feature Film
January 23, 2016 Kickstart Your Project and Launch Your Career

February 5, 2016 Friday Night Social ~ February 5, 2016
February 13, 2016 Writing Programs and Fellowships for Emerging Writers – Part 1
February 20 2016 Creating Strong Female Characters
February 27, 2016 How Books, Stories and Ideas Get Adapted For the Screen, and Sold to Networks & Studios

March 4, 2016 Friday Night Social ~ March 4, 2016
March 6, 2016 Scriptwriters Network @ Pasadena International Film Festival – Laemmle Playhouse 7 Movie Theatre
March 12, 2016 Comedy Writing: Features vs. TV
March 19, 2016 Advanced Plot Construction: Developing and Outlining your Script
March 25-27, 2016 Scriptwriters Network @ WONDERCON 2016 – Los Angeles Convention Center

April 9, 2016 Writing Programs and Fellowships for Emerging Writers – Part 2
April 16, 2016 Securing and Maintaining Representation: What Not to Do or Say to an Agent or Manager
April 23, 2016 Volunteering with SWN – We’re in need of your assistance!
April 23, 2016 Writing Success

May 6, 2016 Friday Night Social ~ May 6, 2016
May 7, 2016 Scriptwriters Network @ RuPaul’s DragCon 2016 – Los Angeles Convention Center
May 14, 2016 Writing Programs and Fellowships for Emerging Writers – Part 3
May 21, 2016 Legal 411: The Legal Info Every Writer Needs to Work Smart and Succeed in the Film Industry
May 28, 2016 Short Story to Script

June 3, 2016 Friday Night Social ~ June 3, 2016
June 11, 2016 So You Want to Be a TV Drama Writer?
June 18, 2016 IMPROV FOR WRITERS: How the Rules and Games of Improv Comedy Help Writers Write.
June 25, 2016 Script to Screen: “How to Beat a Bully”

July 1, 2016 Hiatus Friday Night Social
July 9, 2016 Hiatus ~ Speaker Series on July 9, 2016
July 16, 2016 Creating New Media Content for a Diverse and Digital Revolution
July 23, 2016 Hiatus ~ Seminar Series on July 23, 2016
July 31, 2016 Television Outreach Program – TOP

August 13, 2016 Writing for Animation
August 20, 2016 Mastering the Short Pitch
August 27, 2016 SCRIPT TO SCREEN: The Making of “Demonics”

September 2, 2016 Friday Night Social ~ September 2, 2016 ~ New Location
September 10, 2016

Writing for Sci-Fi

September 15, 2016 Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP) ~ Early Bird Deadline
September 17, 2016 Understanding Contracts for the Non-Lawyer
September 24, 2016 Crowdfunding Basics for the Independent Creator
September 30, 2016 Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP) ~ Regular Deadline ~ September 30, 2016

October 1-2, 2016 2-Day Writing Challenge ~ Saturday and Sunday, October 1 & 2, 2016
October 7, 2016 Friday Night Social ~ October 7, 2016 ~ NEW LOCATION
October 8, 2016 Comedy Is Cruelty (And Other Secrets Revealed)
October 15, 2016 Hiatus
October 22, 2016 Script to Screen: Episodic Digital Series
October 28-30, 2016 Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con
October 31, 2016 High Concept Screenplay Competition ~ Regular Deadline

November 4, 2016 Friday Night Social
November 12, 2016 Actresses and Actors – What Writers Need To Know – Part 1
November 19, 2016 Directing Your Screenplay
November 26, 2016 Holiday Hiatus – No Event Scheduled November 26, 2016

December 1, 2016 2016 December Membership Drive Begins
December 2, 2016 Holiday Hiatus – No Friday Night Social Scheduled December 2, 2016
December 10, 2016 Actresses and Actors – What Writers Need To Know – Part 2
December 17, 2016 Holiday Hiatus – No Event Scheduled December 17, 2016
December 24, 2016 Holiday Hiatus – No Event Scheduled December 24, 2016
December 31, 2016 2016 December Membership Drive Ends

 

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