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Immersed in Story! Writing for Virtual + Augmented Reality

Event Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018 || Speaker: Chris Pack  || Check-in: 12:30 pm || The workshop provides an introduction to everything immersive, the tech and tools, the players, how it’s being used (for better or worse) and why writers are essential for advancing immersive narratives.  We will explore how immersive storytelling builds upon, but […]

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Friday Night Social Event ~ June 1, 2018 ~ NEW LOCATION

  Event Date: Friday, June 1, 2018 || Starts at 6:30 pm  || Co-sponsoring with Jennifer Grisanti and Final Draft. Friday Night Social is a networking group that meets the first Friday of every month. It started as a way for TV and feature writers to meet one another and has evolved into so much more. This is a great way […]

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One-On-One with Writer James Moorer

Event Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018 || Speaker: James Moorer || Check-in: 12:30 pm || This event is with a Writer who will discuss a variety of topics, including: writing strong characters, creating a compelling premise and/or story, finding your voice, script development, among other topics. See more details below.   IMPORTANT: Please REGISTER before 10:00 pm on Thursday, […]

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Television Outreach Program (TOP) ~ Early bird Deadline: June 15, 2018

Submissions are now open! Early bird Deadline: June 15, 2018    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)

  2018 Submissions to open on June 1st, 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)

  2018 Submissions to open on June 15, 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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Television Outreach Program (TOP)

Submissions are now open! Early bird Deadline: June 15, 2018    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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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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Hiatus ~ Seminar Series on July 28, 2018

Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 ||   Hiatus    ||   SWN and our Seminar Series is taking a mini break ~ there is no meeting scheduled on this date.   We will return next month with meetings. Please view the calendar and/or schedule for more information on upcoming events.   Have a wonderful and safe weekend!   Any […]

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Hiatus ~ Speaker Series on July 14, 2018

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018 ||   Hiatus    ||   SWN and our Speaker Series is taking a mini break ~ there is no meeting scheduled on this date.   We will return to CBS Studios next weekend, July 21st. Please view the calendar and/or schedule for more information on upcoming events.   Have a wonderful and safe weekend! […]

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Overcoming Writing Blocks and Procrastination

Event Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018 || Speaker: David Rasch  || Check-in: 12:30 pm || This presentation will address several common problems writers experience with trying to maintain a regular writing practice. Topics will include time management, procrastination, writing blocks, anxiety, self-esteem, dealing with criticism and rejection, and finding useful support. There will be a discussion of how […]

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Overcoming Writing Blocks and Procrastination – Members Only

Event Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018 || Speaker: David Rasch  || Check-in: 12:30 pm || This presentation will address several common problems writers experience with trying to maintain a regular writing practice. Topics will include time management, procrastination, writing blocks, anxiety, self-esteem, dealing with criticism and rejection, and finding useful support. There will be a discussion of how […]

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