Digital Series: The Now of Television

Event Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014 || Speakers: Brad Bell and Jane Espenson || Check-in: 12:30 pm ||

In the last few years, digital series have become mainstream television, but they remain the most accessible projects to creators and writers.  Bell and Espenson will talk about their experience in writing and producing Husbands, and welcome questions about the process, the results, and TV careers both in and out of the digital landscape.


 **SPECIAL MEMBERS ONLY MEETING**  You must be a Scriptwriters Network currently paid-to-date member to attend this event. ** In addition, please show your SWN membership card at the door for entrance to this special event.


**The deadline has passed and REGISTRATION is now CLOSED for this event. Please view our calendar for upcoming events.

Check-in begins at 12:30 pm.
Event starts at 1:00 pm. 

No Refunds. No Credits.










Brad Bell and Jane Espenson are the creators, producers and writers of the award-winning online sitcom Husbands Bell, who also stars in Husbands, has worked as Consulting Producer on VH1’s Pop-Up Video and produced his own short form comedic videos on YouTube. Espenson is known for her work as a writer/producer on shows including Buffy the Vampire SlayerAngelFireflyThe O.C., Gilmore GirlsBattlestar GalacticaGame of Thrones and ABC’s Once Upon A Time among others. The duo also co-wrote the Husbands comic book.


Special Moderator for this event:

Melessa Sargent..8.21.13.

As President and CEO of The Scriptwriters Network Foundation, Inc. (SWN), Melessa Sargent is guiding the network to realize its full potential as the premier educational organization and resource for writers in the industry.  In addition to overseeing the implementation and maintenance of the current website, she has reinvigorated the Board of Directors and Steering Committees with the addition of exceptional new members.  Melessa is also creating new programs, contests and special events, along with finalizing strategic alliances with partners and sponsors.  Her specific focus is on continuing SWN’s history of quality programming, vital content, and membership development.

Melessa’s experience is multi-faceted.  She was trained as a dancer in ballet, tap and jazz, and as a print model for fashion magazines.  A regional winner of Star Search (Singing), Melessa has experience both behind and in front of the camera, acting in commercials and dramatic roles.  She has also produced and written the following TV shows: Missing: Have You Seen Me?, Our Mysterious Island, and Pictures.  Melessa has completed several feature and TV scripts, including a family drama and a pilot.

Join us on the Second Saturday every month at:

**New Location…

Creative Studios
5723 Auckland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601


As this is a professional event, we ask that you please arrive prior to the event start time.

Meeting Timeframe: 1:00 pm to approximately 3:00 pm


Free Parking!

Please remember to bring a picture ID and your SWN Membership Card!

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