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Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP) ~ Regular Deadline: August 15, 2018

  Submissions are now open! Regular Deadline: August 15, 2018    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 and/or […]

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New Rules for Film Distribution: How To Market and Sell Your Movie Without The Middle-Man!

Event Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 || Speaker: Jason Brubaker || Check-in: 12:30 pm || Finding a traditional distribution deal (that actually pays) is increasingly challenging. What worked in the past, no longer works. In this engaging talk, Jason Brubaker will demystify the modern distribution landscape and provide a step-by-step plan on how you can access, and then maximize your movie profits […]

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Networking Tips – 101

Event Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018 || Speaker: Kala Guess || Check-in: 12:30 pm || At networking events, there are always new people who have never networked before.  As a Marketing Professional from Final Draft (co-sponsor of the Friday Night Social Networking Events with Jen Grisanti Consultancy and Scriptwriters Network), Kala Guess has graciously stepped into the role of helping […]

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High Concept Screenplay Program ~ Regular Deadline: August 31, 2018

Submissions are now open! Regular Deadline: August 31, 2018   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”) […]

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Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP)

  Submissions are now open! Regular Deadline: August 15, 2018    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)

  Submissions are now open! Early Bird Deadline: August 31, 2018   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. […]

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Television Outreach Program (TOP)

Submissions are now 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, and/or […]

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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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Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Scriptwriters Network Team!   The Scriptwriters Network is an educational, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization created by writers for writers and industry professionals.  We are currently looking for committed volunteers to help in the following open positions:   *Our immediate volunteer needs:   Production Crew and Write-ups volunteers: Production Crew – Assist in setting up chairs, tables, lighting […]

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The Idea: The 7 Elements of a Viable Story Idea for Screen, Stage or Fiction

Event Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 || Speaker: Erik Bork || Check-in: 12:30 pm || What usually sinks a project lies in the basic idea for the story—what we might communicate in a “logline” of a sentence or two, or a brief synopsis in a query letter, or a quick verbal pitch. Most of the time, it all […]

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The Idea: The 7 Elements of a Viable Story Idea for Screen, Stage or Fiction

Event Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 || Speaker: Erik Bork || Check-in: 12:30 pm || What usually sinks a project lies in the basic idea for the story—what we might communicate in a “logline” of a sentence or two, or a brief synopsis in a query letter, or a quick verbal pitch. Most of the time, it all […]

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Immersive Writing

Event Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 || Speaker: Evette Vargas || Check-in: 12:30 pm || Evette Vargas, will walk you through the fundamentals of immersive writing, the do’s and dont’s of the form, and how it differentiates itself from traditional writing, so you can get started in building your world. See more details below:   IMPORTANT: Please REGISTER […]

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Immersive Writing – Members Only

Event Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 || Speaker: Evette Vargas || Check-in: 12:30 pm || Evette Vargas, will walk you through the fundamentals of immersive writing, the do’s and don’ts of the form, and how it differentiates itself from traditional writing, so you can get started in building your world.   Members only, Sign-In Here

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