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One-On-One with Producer, Director and Writer Ken Mok

|| Event Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021 || || Speaker: Ken Mok ||  || Start time: 1:00 pm PST || This event will discuss a variety of topics, including: the Speaker’s story, writing strong characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, script development, writer’s vision, past projects, among many other topics.  See […]

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Script Analysis ~ Readers Class

Event Date: Saturday, March 20, 2021 || Speaker: Melessa Y. Sargent  || Start time: 1:00 pm PST ||   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, it gives a solid […]

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Creative Writing Challenge – March

|| End Date: Sunday, March 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 production […]

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Friday Night Social Networking Event – April 2nd

|| Event Date:  FRIDAY, April 2, 2021 || || Start time:  5:30 pm PST ||   Our POPULAR Friday Night Social Networking Event is a networking event that meets the first (1st) Friday of every month. It started as a way for TV and feature writers to meet one another and has evolved into so much […]

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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 now 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: Two […]

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High Concept Screenplay Program (HCSP)

Submissions are now 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 title – […]

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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 selling their […]

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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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Video – One on One with Writer, Producer and Comedian Tim Chizmar

“Scriptwriters Network Presents….” A series of moderated panels featuring representatives and program alumni from the various TV and feature writing programs. This event will discuss a variety of topics, including: story editing, the Speaker’s story, writing strong characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, script development, writer’s vision, past projects, among many […]

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Video – One on One with Writer and Co-Executive Producer Joel Anderson Thompson

“Scriptwriters Network Presents….” A series of moderated panels featuring representatives and program alumni from the various TV and feature writing programs. This event will discuss a variety of topics, including: story editing, the Speaker’s story, writing strong characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, script development, writer’s vision, past projects, among many […]

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Video – One-On-One with Writer and Producer Eric Miller

“Scriptwriters Network Presents….” A series of moderated panels featuring representatives and program alumni from the various TV and feature writing programs. This event will discuss a variety of topics, including: story editing, the Speaker’s story, writing strong characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, script development, writer’s vision, past projects, among many […]

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Video – One-On-One with International Screenwriters’ Association’s (ISA) Founder Craig James

“Scriptwriters Network Presents….” A series of moderated panels featuring representatives and program alumni from the various TV and feature writing programs. This event is with a Writer and Director who will discuss a variety of topics, including: writing strong characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, hooking your reader, script development, among […]

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