Screenwriting Networking Events & Meetups

It’s not what you know; it’s who you know. That’s an expression Hollywood is all too familiar with. If you live outside of Los Angeles, or even if you live within the L.A. city limits, how do you connect with industry insiders? Social media has changed the way screenwriters network within and outside of Hollywood. People who were otherwise guarded by gatekeepers are now approachable online. Learn how to take your online network offline to make real connections that will advance your career.

Get a FREE Pass to GATE!

Growing your network with fellow artists is essential to not only your success but also your sanity. GATE, the Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment, was co-founded by author Eckhart Tolle and actor Jim Carrey, with the vision of “Transforming the World by Transforming Entertainment and Media.” GATE has generously offered FREE...

Writers Groups: NYCscreenwriter

Screenwriter and filmmaker Steven Arvanites was looking for support in NYC. He suspected other screenwriters were looking for the same thing. So, he formed NYCscreenwriter, a Manhattan-based network that, today, serves as home base for over 1,000 city scribes.

Script Magazine’s First L.A. Meetup = Success!

We came. We conquered. We connected. - That's how the night felt after our first-ever Script Magazine Los Angeles Meetup this past Tuesday (2/8) night. Judging by our Facebook RSVP list, we thought we'd get maybe 30 or 40 readers and friends of the magazine to show up. But 7 p.m....

Best of the Rest: Pitchfests

In the January/February 2011 issue of Script, Jim Cirile covered the top four pitchfests - Great American Pitchfest, Hollywood Pitch Festival, Golden Pitch Festival and Inktip Pitch Summit. As a supplement to the original article, here are a few other pitchfests, and alternatives to pitchfests, worth mentioning...

PICTURES: Script’s First NYC Meetup = Success!!

On Thursday, Nov. 4, Script Magazine held its first-ever reader meetup! Screenwriters and entertainment industry-types of all levels and professions converged at Lily's Bar and Restaurant at the Roger Smith Hotel in New York City for an evening of networking, making new friends and imbibing (responsibly!) copious amounts of alcohol...