Previous Events 2011




Incredible guest speaker roster ~ Wonderful past Speakers include, but are not limited to:
Shane Black (Iron Man 3, Lethal Weapon)
Alex Cary (Lie To Me) 
Cherry Chevapravatdumrong (Family Guy) 
Jimmy Diggs (Star Trek: DS9, Star Trek: Voyager)
Brandon Easton (Thundercats, Transformers: Rescue Bots)
Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time, Battlestar Galactica)
Mark Fergus (Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens)
Jason Fuchs (PanIce Age: Continental Drift)
Jordan Gershowitz (Tom and Jerry Show, Gigantosaurus)
Jeff Greenstein (Will & Grace, Desperate Housewives)
Tamara Gregory (Being Mary Jane, Let’s Stay Together)
Dante Harper (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)
David Hayter (X-Men, Watchmen)
Eric Haywood (Empire)
Steve Holland (The Big Bang Theory)
Larry Houston (X-Men: The Animated Series)
Korin D. Huggins (Truth Be Told, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Eureka)
George Clayton Johnson (Logan’s Run, Twilight Zone)
Kurt Johnstad (Act of Valor, 300)
Jorjeana Marie (Mickey and the Roadsters Racers)
Glen Mazzara (The Walking Dead)
Matt Nix (Burn Notice)
Dayna Lynne North (InsecureVeronica Mars, Soul Food: The Series)
Rockne S. O’Bannon (Farscape, Defiance, Cult)
Roberto Orci (Star Trek: Into Darkness, Fringe, Sleepy Hollow)
Charley and Vlas Parlapanides (The Immortals)
Davy Perez (Supernatural)
Terry Rossio (Shrek, Pirates of the Caribbean)
Micho Rutare (Sharknado)
Mairghread Scott (Guardians of the Galaxy, Transformers: Robots in Disguise)
Steven L. Sears (XENA – Warrior Princess)
Joelle Sellner (DC Super Hero Girls, Teen Titans)
Keto Shimizu (Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow)
Joe Stillman (Shrek Movies, Planet 51)
Janet Tamaro (Rizzoli & Isles)
Vanessa Taylor (Game of Thrones)
Mark Zaslove (Bob the Builder, Winnie the Pooh)

Many more have spoken at past Scriptwriters Network events!


**Please select a title below. Click on the title to find more information on the event and Speaker(s).


Date of Event Title of Event 
January 2011 Screenwriting for New Media starring Frank Chindamo (Fun Little Movies), Damian Pelliccione and Diahnna Nicole Baxter (Web TV Workshop), SideshowDoug Allen (Online Underground)
TJ’s Toolbox: The Building Blocks for an Award-Winning Screenplay starring T.J.Lynch (Nicholl Fellow)

February 2011 Writing the Hollywood Blockbuster starring Shane Black (Lethal Weapon), Terry Rossio (Shrek, Pirates of the Caribbean), Mark Fergus (Iron Man, Children of Men), David Hayter (X-Men, Watchmen)
How Theme Inspires Screenplays starring Judd Taylor (The Screenplay Services)

March 2011 Adapting to the Silver Screen starring Paul Guay (Liar Liar), Nicholas Meyer (Time After Time, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan), Bryce Zabel (Dark Skies)
Pitch Like a Pro starring Steve Kaire
The New Litmus Tests of Story starring Patrick A. Horton, Ph.D.

April 2011 Writing for the Whole Family starring Heather Hutt (Gunn Films), Matt Lieberman (Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride), Jayson Rothwell (The Seven), Annie DeYoung (16 Wishes)
Pitching to the Very Honest Feedback Panel starring Gary Shusett (Sherwood Oaks), Neo Edmund (Branded Films), Jim Jordan (Candid Coverage)
The Starter Screenplay starring Adam Levenberg

May 2011 Producer’s Panel starring Peter Macgregor-Scott (The Fugitive), Devorah Cutler-Rubenstein (Nobel House Entertainment), Jennifer Yeuroukis (Now Casting)
How to Sell Your Screenplay starring UCLA instructor Bill Boyle

June 2011 Writing for Reality TV starring Eric Gardner (Survivor), Aaron Murphy (The Osbournes), Eric Johnson (Jeopardy), T Jones (The Benefactor), Oliver Oertel (The Little Couple)
The Four Magic Questions of Screenwriting starring Professor Marilyn Horowitz
The First Page starring Pilar Alessandra

August 2011 Entertainment Attorney Panel starring Jeremy Williams (Warner Bros.), Kym Wulfe-Bishop (Holmes Weinberg, PC), David Branfman (Branfman Law Group, PC)
3D Screenwriting: Writing with the Actor in Mind starring Maggie Soboil 
The Antagonist/Protagonist Hollywood Form starring Robin Brown

September 2011 Creating A Lasting Series starring Alfred Gough & Miles Millar (Charlie’s Angels, Smallville)
Pitching Yourself Powerfully starring Shawn Tolleson

October 2011 Sci-fi/Fantasy Screenwriters Panel starring George Clayton Johnson (Logan’s Run, Twilight Zone), Mark Fergus (Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens), Jimmy Diggs (Star Trek: DS9/Voyager), Dante Harper (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters), The ParlapanIdes Brothers (The Immortals)
Beat the Reader! starring Garret Frawley (Santa Baby), Michael Reisman (Nickelodeon, Simon Bloom series of novels), Ben Vanaman (Orion Pictures, Longview Entertainment)
Big Ideas starring Barri Evins

November 2011 Writing for Television Panel starring Jane Espenson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Once Upon a Time), Jeff Greenstein (Will & Grace, Desperate Housewives), Cherry Chevapravatdumrong (Family Guy)
TV-Writing 101: How to Break In, Get Your First Job, and stay Alive as a Writer starring Chad Gervich (After Lately, Malcolm in the Middle)

December 2011 Packaging Your Screenplay starring Nat Mundel (Voyage Media), Katy McCaffrey(Coach Carter), Gina Resnick (Prey for Rock and Roll), Aaron Mendelsohn (Air Bud, The 12 Dates of Christmas


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