Previous Events 2012




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 14, 2012 Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship
January 21, 2012 Cracking the Story Code — James Bonnet
January 28, 2012 How to Reach Producers — Steve Kaire

February 3, 2012 Friday Night Drinks
February 11, 2012 Filmmakers Journey: “Act of Valor”
February 18, 2012 Homicide School for Crime Writers — Sergeant Derek Pacifico
February 25, 2012 How to get an Audience into your Main Character’s Shoes —Chris Huntley

March 2, 2012 Friday Night Drinks
March 10, 2012 Film Finance For Screenwriters
March 17, 2012 How to Succeed in the Film Business — Victoria Wisdom
March 24, 2012 Creating 3 Dimensional Non Stereotypical Characters — Marilyn Atlas

April 13, 2012 Friday Night Drinks
April 14, 2012 Nicholl Fellowship Winners Panel
April 21, 2012 How the Pros Rewrite — Corey Mandell
April 28, 2012 Mythic Tools for Storytellers — Pamela Jaye Smith

May 4-6, 2012 3-Day Screenwriting Marathon
May 4, 2012 Friday Night Drinks
May 12, 2012 Agents and Managers Panel
May 19, 2012 Filmmaking for Screenwriters — Bryan Michael Stoller
May 26, 2012 Intuitive Screenwriting Tools: Tapping Into Your Unconcious Mind

June 1, 2012 Friday Night Drinks
June 2, 2012 Scriptwriters Network Pitch Boot Camp
June 3, 2012 The Great American PitchFest & Screenwriting Conference
June 9, 2012 Writing the Action Movie
June 16, 2012 Learning the Business of Your Writing Career — Michele Wallerstein
June 23, 2012 The Enneagram-Story Bridge™”Story Development from the Inside Out” — Jeff Lyons

July 6, 2012 Friday Night Drinks – New Location tonight!
July 5-8, 2012 ITVfest and Pop Con LA
July 14, 2012 Writing for TV
July 20-22, 2012 16th Annual Hollywood Pitch Festival
July 21, 2012 Direct Your Screenplay — Jim Pasternak
July 28, 2012 The Top Five Reasons I Pass on a Script — Peter Russell

August 3, 2012 Friday Night Drinks
August 11, 2012 Career Strategies for Launching and Furthering (and even Rebooting) your Writing Career: What Does it Really Take?
August 18, 2012 12 Steps to a Screen-Worthy Script — Danny Manus

September 7, 2012 Friday Night Social
September 8, 2012 How Projects are Developed in Hollywood
September 15, 2012 Interview Tactics! How to Survive the Media Without Getting Clobbered — Gayl Murphy
September 22, 2012 Writing the Spec Pilot

October 5, 2012 Friday Night Social
October 13, 2012 Writing for the World of Horror 3
October 20, 2012 Reverse Cause and Effect
October 27, 2012 A New Screenwriting Paradigm

November 2, 2012 Friday Night Social
November 10, 2012 Reality TV – What You Should Know
November 17, 2012 Three Act Structure – Tool Not A Rule

December 7, 2012 Friday Night Social
December 8, 2012 Animation TV


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