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Discussion with Robert Denton Bryant, Executive Producer of Video Games

  || Virtual Event Date: Saturday, January 8, 2022 || || Speaker: Robert Denton Bryant||  || Start time: 1:00 pm PDT ||   Writing Great Video Games is what we will be discussing with the co-author of the book, Slay the Dragon. This event will touch on how to write emotionally involved stories for video […]

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Creating the Comic Premise

  || Virtual Event Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022 || || Speaker: Steve Kaplan || || Start time: 1:00 pm PDT ||   What are the keys to writing a comedy that works? Why do some comedies work more successfully than others? This session will explore the heart of a comedy–its initial premise. See more details […]

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Creative Writing Challenge – January

  || End Date: Saturday, January 31, 2021 ||   CREATIVITY IS THE KEY!   This MONTHLY challenge is for those who want to work on writing new ideas and who would like to maintain a continuous creativity flow with your writing. Creativity is defined as the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the […]

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Social Virtual Networking Event – February 5th

  || Virtual Event Date:  FRIDAY, February 5th, 2022 || || Start time:  1:00 pm PDT || || End time:  3:30 pm PDT ||   Our POPULAR Social Virtual Networking Event is a networking event that meets the first (1st) Saturday of every month. It started as a way for TV and feature writers to meet […]

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SWN Update 7.17.21

Scriptwriters Network Update on 7/17/21 Updated information 3.15.21     SWN Information 2.6.21 Information on SWN, our Friday Night Social Networking event and more…  

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Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP)

  Submissions are 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-length screenplays only.   PROCESS: Phase One: […]

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High Concept Screenplay Program (HCSP)

  Submissions are 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 […]

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Television Outreach Program (TOP)

  Submissions are 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, […]

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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. Please note, the below events are past events.  Videos […]

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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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Featured Video ~ Special Event – ScriptCon

“Scriptwriters Network Presents….” GUESTS:Angela Hutchinson & Landi Maduro Melessa Y. Sargent — Moderator ScriptCon is designed for you to learn from some of our Partners / friends about their organizations and more about them and everything they do. We’re honored to be providing this valuable opportunity to all our members, friends and guests.  We hope to […]

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Holiday Hiatus – No Events Scheduled in December 2021

  Dates:  In December 2021 ||  Holiday Hiatus  || ***************** Due to the Holiday Season ~ there will be no events/meetings scheduled in December 2021.   You can still view our Creative Writing Challenge  in December – which is NOT cancelled!   Have a wonderful and safe Holiday Season!   To view our upcoming events, […]

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Creative Writing Challenge – December

  || End Date: Saturday, December 31, 2021 ||   CREATIVITY IS THE KEY!   This MONTHLY challenge is for those who want to work on writing new ideas and who would like to maintain a continuous creativity flow with your writing. Creativity is defined as the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the […]

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Discussion with Robert Denton Bryant, Executive Producer of Video Games – Members Only

  || Virtual Event Date: Saturday, January 8, 2022 || || Speaker: Robert Denton Bryant||  || Start time: 1:00 pm PDT ||   Writing Great Video Games is what we will be discussing with the co-author of the book, Slay the Dragon. This event will touch on how to write emotionally involved stories for video […]

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Creating the Comic Premise – Members Only

  || Virtual Event Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022 || || Speaker: Steve Kaplan || || Start time: 1:00 pm PDT ||   What are the keys to writing a comedy that works? Why do some comedies work more successfully than others? This session will explore the heart of a comedy–its initial premise. Members only, Sign-In […]

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