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Television Outreach Program (TOP) ~ Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021

Submissions are now open! Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021    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 […]

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Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP) ~ Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021

    Submissions are now open! Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021   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 […]

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High Concept Screenplay Program (HCSP) ~ Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021

  Submissions are now open! Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021    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 […]

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Script Analysis ~ Readers Class

Event Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021 || Speaker: Melessa Y. Sargent  || Start time: 1:00 pm PST ||   BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Yes, it’s time again to offer our periodic Readers Training and Script Analysis Class for Feature Films and Television. The purpose of this class is twofold: For you, the member or guest, […]

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SWN Update 3.15.21

Video #1 Updated information 3.15.21     SWN Information 2.6.21 Video #2 Information on SWN, our Friday Night Social Networking event and more…  

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Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP) ~ Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021

  Submissions are now open! Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021   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 […]

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High Concept Screenplay Program (HCSP) ~ Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021

  Submissions are now open! Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021    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 […]

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Television Outreach Program (TOP) ~ Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021

  Submissions are now open! Early bird Deadline: May 13, 2021    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 […]

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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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2021 Best of Glendale Award

The Scriptwriters Network Foundation Inc Receives 2021 Best of Glendale Award Glendale Award Program Honors the Achievement GLENDALE April 25, 2021 — Scriptwriters Network has been selected for the 2021 Best of Glendale Award in the Non-Profit Organization category by the Glendale Award Program. Each year, the Glendale Award Program identifies companies that we believe […]

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Creating Non-Stereotypical, Three-Dimensional Characters

  || Event Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021 || || Speaker: Marilyn R. Atlas  || || Start time: 1:00 pm PST ||   Some writers talk about creating connections with their characters so deep that the characters feel like real people. But how do you bring memorable, three-dimensional characters to life enough to make that […]

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Creating Non-Stereotypical, Three-Dimensional Characters – Members Only

|| Event Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021 || || Speaker: Melessa Y. Sargent  || || Start time: 1:00 pm PST || Some writers talk about creating connections with their characters so deep that the characters feel like real people. But how do you bring memorable, three-dimensional characters to life enough to make that connection? In […]

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One-On-One with Writer Jorjeana Marie – Members Only

|| Event Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021 || || Speaker: Jorjeana Marie ||  || Start time: 1:00 pm PDT || This One-On-One event will discuss a variety of topics, including: the Speaker’s story, writing characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, script development, writer’s vision, past projects, among many other topics. Members […]

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