Who We Are / Our Mission


The Scriptwriters Network Foundation, Inc., aka Scriptwriters Network (SWN), founded in 1986, is an educational, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Non-Profit, volunteer-driven organization created by writers for writers and industry professionals. The Network serves its members and guests by providing educational programming, enhancing their awareness of the realities of the business, developing access and opportunity through alliances with industry professionals, and furthering the cause and quality of writing in the entertainment industry.

We bring in entertainment professionals to speak and/or teach the art, craft and business of script writing for TV, features and new media.

Whether you are a filmmaker, a screenwriter, a television scriptwriter or involved in writing novels, video games, scripted audio and more; we help take your writing to the next level.

Our membership is as varied as our guest speaker list, which includes Movie Screenwriters, Showrunners, Executive Producers, Directors, Television Writers, Video Game & Comic Book Writers, Novelists, Actors, Editors, Agents, Managers, Attorney’s, Professors, Career Experts, and many more.