Screenwriters World Conference

Screenwriters World Conference

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Why You Should Attend The Screenwriters World Conference

The Screenwriters World Conference is a rare opportunity for any screenwriter to connect with top industry professionals, learn cutting edge writing craft techniques, learn to “pitch” their own material, and then have the opportunity to present your work to real players who can get your movie made! The three-day Screenwriters World Conference offers various...

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Screenwriting for Readers vs. Audiences

By Ruth Atkinson, Story Editor & Script Consultant Here’s a screenwriting truth. A script is for READERS. A film is for AUDIENCES. Seems obvious, right? Clearly, you can’t have a film without a script but here’s the deal… Our engagement with a script is entirely different than our engagement with a film. Why? Because a...

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Jeanne’s Tuesday Screenwriting Tips: Listen to Greg Beal

How often do we writers enter screenwriting contests and wonder what goes through the minds of the decision makers? Grab a seat. You’re about to find out. Meet Greg Beal. Since 1989, Greg has administered the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. One can only imagine how many screenplays have crossed Greg’s path in that time....

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Take Control of Your Career & Come to L.A. for Screenwriters World Conference West!

By Jeanne Veillette Bowerman Hello fellow screenwriters! Next week I’ll be in Los Angeles for one of the best pitchfests and lecture opportunities – Screenwriters World Conference West (SWCW). Networking, teaching, meetings, oh my! Allow me to answer one important question I keep getting: “Why should a screenwriter attend a conference?” My advice is...

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Pilar Alessandra – The Script Whisperer

Editor’s Note: Pilar Alessandra lectures at Screenwriters World Conference West this weekend in L.A. Don’t miss the chance to experience her wisdom first hand. Get a discount code for SWCW at the bottom of this post. By John W. Kim Screenwriters come to her from all walks of life and all skill levels, young...